London.Hamish Hamilton. 1976. ISBN: 241893380. Hardback. Octavo. Second impression. A very good copy in a like, unprice-clipped, dust-wrapper. Presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper: 'To Julian & Kathleen This glimpse into an alien world with love from John Welcome.' Loosely laid in is a two-page signed typed letter from the writer to the same couple.The recipients were the crime writer Julian Symons and his wife Kathleen.