Simenon, Georges - The Patience of Maigret
A US first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, clean and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is unfaded. It is lightly soiled and rubbed at the edges. The spine is bright. It is slightly bruised and scuffed at the ends. The white back panel is fresh, showing gentle rubbing at the edges. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book : The book is square and very tight. The boards are clean and unfaded. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are toned with age. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is solid and without cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. An attractive copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Harcourt Brace