A bright UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy ( artwork by George Adamson ) is bright, unfaded and complete. It is unclipped. It shows light bruising to the upper edges and gentle scuffing and tiny nicks to the spine ends. The spine ends have been reinforced internally. Looks very sharp.
Book : The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are very clean and are unfaded. The spine ends and lower corners are very slightly bruised. The pages are very clean. The closed page edges are fresh. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. An attractive copy in a protected wrapper.
Condition: Near Fine. Wrapper: Very Good ++
Publisher: Faber, UK, 1961