A SIGNED UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, clean, unfaded and complete. It is unclipped, showing the price £8.95 on the inside flap. It shows a trace of bruising to the spine ends and the top edges of the front and back panel. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book: The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded. The corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The text block and the closed page edges are slightly dulled. There are no dog-eared or loose pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. This copy has been FLAT SIGNED by Anthony Burgess to the title page. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper. .
Book Condition: Very Good ++ Wrapper: Near Fine
Publisher: Hutchinson 1982