A SIGNED UK first edition, first impression
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is very bright, is unfaded, and is complete. None of the usual toning to the spine panel. It is unclipped. It shows a tiny and utterly insignificant trace of bruising at the head and tail of the spine. Looks very sharp.
Book : The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded, the corners sharp. It shows a trace of bruising and thin slithers of fading to the spine ends. The pages and closed page edges are clean and bright. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. No remainder marks. This copy has been FLAT SIGNED by Peter Lovesey to the title page. An attractive copy in a protected wrapper.