A UK first edition - a review copy, with a review label loosely laid in.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is fresh, complete, unfaded and unclipped. It shows light rubbing to the leading edges and a touch of soiling to the white back panel. The borders of the inside flaps are soiled. Looks sharp.
Book : The book is sound, clean and tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean, the corners sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are lightly soiled and gently flecked. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. A decent copy in a protected wrapper.
Book Condition: Very Good + . Wrapper: Very Good +
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, UK, 1969