A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It is unclipped - there is a 2/6 sticker over the original inside flap price. The front panel is bright and unfaded. The spine is bright. It shows gentle bruising at either end. The back panel is sound, showing a trace of overall but insignificant soiling and a hint of gentle wear at the bottom edge. The edges of the back inside flap are spotted. Looks sharp. Book :
The book is square and very tight. The boards are very clean and are unfaded. The corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are sound - the leading edge is spotted. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is solid and without cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Gollancz, 1950
Condition: Very Good ++. Wrapper: Very Good ++