Williams, Charles - The Sailcloth Shroud
A UK first edition, first impression. Uncommon.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is bright and unfaded. It shows trivial wear to the bottom leading edge corner. The spine is unfaded and clean. It is slightly rubbed at the ends. The white back panel is sound, if very slightly soiled. The top edge of the back panel shows a modicum of wear, as do the spine corners. 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 sound - the top edge is slightly dusty. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. An attractive copy in a protected wrapper.