Kirst, Hans Hellmut - Gunner Asch Goes to War
A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy ( artwork by Stein ) is bright, clean and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is bright and unfaded, showing a trivial hint of wear at the top edge. The spine is very slightly faded. It is gently rubbed at the ends. The back panel is sound - it shows light wear at the bottom edge. Looks sharp in protective plastic.Book : The book is square and tight. The boards are clean. The lower corners and the spine ends are very gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are dulled and show occasional ( faint ) flecking. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson