2 Volume Set. 1) The Stars Grow Pale. London: Methuen, 1958. 8vo. 282pp. First edition. Grey textured paper boards, red topstain. Former owner's name neatly inked on front free end paper, else near fine in a very good (+) unclipped jacket with light toning to spine. 2) The Good Light. London: Methuen, 1960. 8vo. 264pp. First edition. Red textured paper boards. Moderate bumping to spine ends and top board corners, with light splitting to the board paper at top rear corner, else very good. Unclipped very good jacket shows crumpling and light wear at spine ends, interior tape-reinforced at top spine and tips, with light moisture staining to spine panel. Linked autobiographical novels concerning a boy who begins going blind at a young age, the first volume set in the boy's childhood village, the second at the Blind Institute in Copenhagen. Both volumes translated by Naomi Walford.