First Penguin edition, first printing. A Penguin special - S39. Undated, but 1939. 6d price on front flap. In its original ( and fine ! ) dustwrapper.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is very bright, is unfaded, and is complete. It is unclipped. Well preserved. Looks very sharp.
Book : The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions - there is a small ownership stamp and date on the ffep. The covers are very clean and unfaded. No creases. The spine ends are inconsequentially rubbed. The pages and closed page edges are, inevitably, tanned. The binding is tight - no loose pages. A lovely copy in a protected wrapper.
Book Condition: Very Good ++ . Wrapper: Fine
Publisher: Penguin, UK , 1939
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