Original olive green cloth, lettered in black to the spine and front board. Illustrated front board and spine. A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : No wrapper.
Book : The book is sound and tight. The front and back boards are bright and clean. The lettering and illustration on the front board are clear. The illustration is inconsequentially rubbed. The corners are sharp. The spine is clean, the spine lettering and illustration are bold. The spine is bruised and gently scuffed at the top and bottom. The pages are clean - the endpapers show scattered foxing. The closed page edges are sound. They are dusty and dulled with age. The binding is tight with no loose pages or cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A decent copy.
Publisher: Bodley Head