The author's DEBUT novel, introducing private eye, V. I. Warshawski. A bright UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded, complete and unclipped. 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. The pages are clean and bright. The closed page edges are bright and unmarked. No foxing. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. No remainder marks. A handsome copy in a protected wrapper.