A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It is unclipped. It shows light bruising to the upper edges and to the spine ends. The spine is - unusually - unfaded. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book : The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are sound, the corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are sound - the top edge is a inconsequentially dusty. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Book Condition: Very Good ++ . Wrapper: Very Good ++
Publisher: John Calder, UK , 1981