Illustrated by Michael Foreman. A UK first edition, first impression. There is a book seller's note loosely laid into the book noting that annotations in the text and on the rear endpaper have been made by Sir Julian Huxley.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is bright, showing light toning and bruising at the upper edge. The spine is clean and unfaded. The spine ends are gently rubbed and scuffed. The back panel is clean. As with the front panel, it shows light toning and bruising at the upper edge. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book : The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean, the corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. The closed page edges are toned. There are annotations - by Sir Julian Huxley - in the text and on the rear endpaper. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. A nice, unusual, copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher : Gollancz 1973
Condition : Very Good ++ Wrapper : Very Good ++