A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, clean and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel ( artwork by Stein ) is bright and unfaded, showing trivial creasing to the top edge corners. The spine is clean. The spine is slightly bruised at the ends. The back panel is sound, showing gentle overall soiling and a hint of wear at the top edge. Looks sharp in protective plastic. Book
: The book is square and very tight. The boards are clean, the corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are sound, if slightly soiled. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. There is a small, neat ownership inscription on the ffep. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Macdonald, 1954
Condition: Very Good +. Wrapper: Very Good ++