A UK first edition, first impression. Uncommon.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy ( artwork by Derek Williams ) is bright and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is bright and unfaded. There is a short closed tear at the lower leading edge corner. The spine is unfaded and clean. It is very slightly toned and is rubbed at the head. The back panel is clean. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book: The book is square and very tight. The boards are clean, the corners are sharp. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are clean. They are very slightly dulled. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper. .
Book Condition: Very Good ++ Wrapper: Very Good ++
Publisher: Cassell 1961