The author's first book. A UK first edition
, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded and complete. It has been clipped. The front panel is bright, showing light soiling to the upper edge and a trace of bruising to the corners. The spine is unfaded. There is a touch of soiling to the white section of the spine. The back panel is solid. It is lightly rubbed to the main body and shows light overall soiling. Looks sharp. Book
: The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are very bright and very clean. They are unfaded. The corners are sharp. The pages are clean - there is a tiny trace of tape residue to the endpapers. The closed page edges are bright and unmarked. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Dent, 1965
Condition: Near Fine. Wrapper: Very Good ++