London: Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1946-50-59. First Editions. Hardcover. Three Volumes. Octavo, each volume in the publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles on spines. 438 +  +  pp. TITUS GROAN is in the second issue dust jacket with "Second Impression" printed on the front flap); so technically the First Edition, Second State. Small ink name on upper edge of front free endpaper and faint wear to the extremities of the dust jacket of GORMENGHAST; tiny (minuscule!) chip to the bottom edge of the rear panel of TITUS GROAN; a lovely, near fine set. The dust wrappers reproduce artwork by the author. Near Fine in Dust Jackets. Item #311126
¶ Mervyn Peake's masterpiece, a fantasy series set in Castle Gormenghast, a sprawling, decaying, gothic structure, and the bizarre inhabitants therein.