First UK hardcover. A bright UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded and complete. It is unclipped. It shows a hint of soiling to the top edge of the front panel and a touch of bruising to the spine ends. The edges of the back inside flap are slightly soiled. Looks sharp. Book
: The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and bright. There is a hint of trivial bruising to the spine ends. The pages are clean. The closed page edges are fresh - the top edge is slightly dusty. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Faber, 1974
Condition: Very Good ++ / Near Fine. Wrapper: Very Good++ / Near Fine