De Assis, Machado
Epitaph of a Small Winner
A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, complete and unclipped. The front panel is very bright and is unfaded. It shows a tiny touch of rubbing at each of the corners. The spine is unfaded, and is slightly scuffed and rubbed at the top and the bottom. The back panel is sound. It shows very gentle bruising to the top and bottom edges. There is toning to the reverse of the jacket. Looks sharp in protective plastic.Book : The book is tight. The boards are clean and unfaded. The corners are sharp. There is a touch of inconsequential bruising to the spine ends. The text block is clean. The closed page edges are very slightly toned and show faint spotting. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is tight, the hinges are solid. There is a neat ownership inscription on the half title page. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: W H Allen