Book Condition: Very Good ++ / Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. First Edition. A UK first edition.
The Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded and complete. It has been clipped - there is now a publisher's 12/6 sticker on the inside flap. The front panel is sound, showing light toning at the edges and small chips to the corners. The spine is toned and lightly worn at the head and the tail. The back panel is bright, showing tiny chips at the corners and light wear at the top edge. Looks sharp.
The Book : The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The black boards are clean and unfaded, the corners sharp. There is a hint of trivial bruising to the spine ends. The pages are very clean. The closed page edges are bright. The text block is very, very slightly dulled. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: The Fortune Press, UK, 1947