A UK first edition, first impression.
The Wrapper: The wrapper on this copy is bright, clean and complete. It is unclipped. It shows a trace of overall soiling and a hint of rubbing at the top edges and the spine ends. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
The Book: The book is square, fresh and tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are very clean, the corners are sharp. The spine ends are insignificantly bruised. The pages are clean and bright. The closed page edges are bright. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. No dog-eared pages. No remainder marks. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Faber, 1948
Condition: Very Good ++ / Near Fine. Wrapper: Very Good ++