Meynell, Laurence W
A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, complete and unclipped. The front panel is bright and unfaded, showing scuffing and creasing to the top and bottom edges and light nicking to each of the corners. The spine is clean. It is rubbed and nicked at the head. There is chipping, creasing and rubbing at the base of the spine. The back panel is sound, showing gentle wear to the edges and light nicking to the corners. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book : The book is tight. The boards are very clean and are unfaded. The corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The text block is clean - the first few pages show gentle spotting. There is a scuff on the ffep. The closed page edges are slightly dusty and slightly toned. They show isolated spotting. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is tight, the hinges are solid. There are no ownership inscriptions. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.