A very bright UK first edition, first impression. Brighter and sharper copy than is normally seen.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy ( artwork by E B Mudge-Marriot ) ) is very bright and very clean. It is unfaded and complete. It is unclipped. it shows a trivial trace of wear at the bottom edge of the front panel. Well preserved. Looks very sharp. Book :
The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded. The pages are clean. The closed page edges are bright. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. A handsome copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Max Reinhardt, 1956
Condition: Fine. Wrapper: Near Fine ++