Second in the Picaroon series. A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It has been clipped. The front panel is bright and unfaded, showing trivial rubbing at each of the edges. The leading edge corners have been reinforced internally. The spine is unfaded and clean. It shows light bruising at the ends. The back panel is bright. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book : The book is square and very tight. The boards are clean and unmarked. The corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are bright and unmarked. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions.
Publisher: John Long