A SIGNED 40th anniversary edition. Black textured cloth, no wrapper as issued. A UK first edition thus - with a complete number string that includes the number 1.
WRAPPER : No wrapper as issued.
BOOK : The book is tight and bright. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean, bright and unfaded. The corners are sharp. The text block is bright and clean. The closed page edges are unmarked. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is tight, the hinges are solid. No remainder marks. FLAT SIGNED by the author to the title page. A handsome copy in a protected wrapper.