A SIGNED UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, clean and complete. It is unclipped. It shows an innocuous trace of fading to the spine. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book: The book is square and very tight. The boards are clean and unfaded. The corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are unmarked. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is solid and without cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. This copy has a label SIGNED with best wishes by Len Deighton to the half title page. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper. .
Book Condition: Near Fine Wrapper: Near Fine
Publisher: Jonathan Cape 1980