A UK second impression. Uncommon in jacket.
Wrapper : The evocative wrapper on this copy ( artwork by E E Tremayne ) is bright and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is bright and unfaded, showing trivial rubbing at the top and bottom edges. The spine is unfaded and shows light rubbing to the ends. The back panel is gently soiled. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book : The book is square and very tight. The boards are very clean. The spine has faded. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages show occasional foxing. The closed page edges are slightly dusty and slightly soiled. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher : Collins