Original orange cloth, black lettering to spine. A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : No wrapper.
Book : The book is sound and complete. The front board is slightly marked and shows a band of fading and soiling running adjacent to the spine. The corners are sharp. The spine has faded. The spine lettering is bold. The spine is lightly bruised at the top and bottom. The back board is sound. The pages are clean and unmarked. The closed page edges are dusty and dulled. The binding is solid. No cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. An uncommon title.
Publisher: Collins ( Collins Crime Club )