The Portrait Invisible
A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The evocative period wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is bright and unfaded, showing an insignificant touch of rubbing at the top edge. The spine is clean. It shows a tiny hint of bruising at the ends. The back panel is sound, showing a hint of overall soiling. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book : The book is square and very tight. The boards are very clean, very bright and are unfaded. The corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are slightly toned and are flecked. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is solid and without cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.