Pears, Iain - The Bernini Bust
A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded and clean. It has been clipped. The front and back panels are bright and unfaded, showing a hint of trivial bruising to the upper edges. The spine is unfaded and clean. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book : The book is square and very tight. The boards are clean, the corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are fresh. No dog-eared pages. No remainder marks. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.