A bright UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is very bright, is unfaded and is complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is clean and bright, showing gentle bruising to the bottom edge. The spine is clean and unfaded. It is slightly toned and flecked. The back panel is bright. Looks very sharp.
Book : The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded, the corners sharp. There is inconsequential bruising to the spine ends. The pages are clean and bright. The closed page edges are clean and unmarked. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight, the hinges are solid.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton