Campbell, Alice - The Cockroach Sings
A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It is unclipped, showing the price 8s6d on the inside flap. The front panel is bright and unfaded, showing a small, single closed tear ( 1cm ) running down from the top edge. The spine is bright and unfaded. It is lightly rubbed at the head and tail. The white back panel is fresh and bright.
Book : The book is sound and tight. The front and back boards are clean and bright. The spine is bright, the spine lettering is bold. The spine is bruised at the ends. The pages are clean and without foxing. The closed page edges are slightly dusty. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A decent copy of an uncommon title.
Publisher: Collins ( Collins Crime Club )