A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The period wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded and complete. It is unclipped - showing the price 5/- on the inside flap. The front panel is bright and unfaded. It shows a gentle wear to the bottom edge and slight overall soiling. The spine is unfaded. It shows slight wear ( scuffing, trivial nicking ) to the ends. There is a small chip out of the main body of the spine. The white back panel is slightly soiled. Looks sharp.
Book: The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded, the corners sharp. It shows a hint of trivial bruising to the spine ends. The pages are clean. The closed page edges are sightly dusty. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper. .
Book Condition: Very Good +++ Wrapper: Very Good ++
Publisher: Constable 1939
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