An INSCRIBED UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It has been clipped. The front panel is bright and unfaded, showing rubbing at each of the corners. The spine is lightly faded and scuffed at the ends and to the main body. The back panel is sound, showing light soiling and wear at the top edge. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
: The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are very clean. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are dulled. The binding is tight, the hinges are solid. This copy has been inscribed on the ffep : For my friend Henry Rushburn, with all good wishes from W Russell Flint. Christmas, 1954. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Michael Joseph