Hearne, John - Stranger at the Gate
A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It is unclipped, showing the price 15s on the inside flap. The front panel is bright and unfaded, showing an insignificant touch of wear at each of the corners. The spine is unfaded - it is lightly rubbed at either end. The back panel is sound, showing a hint of light overall soiling and a touch of trivial wear to the top and bottom edges. Looks sharp in protective plastic.Book : The book is square and very tight. The boards are clean and unfaded. The corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. There is a touch of offsetting to the spine. The pages are clean and unmarked. No foxing. The closed page edges are bright. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is solid and without cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.