We previously bought and/or sold this book in the following, or similar, condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A UK first edition, first impression. The book is in nice condition. The boards are clean and bright, showing insignificant rubbing at corners. The spine is unfaded. The spine lettering is bold. The spine is bruised at the top and bottom. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are sound - the top edge is gently soiled. The binding is tight. No loose pages. No dog-eared pages. The book has a slight lean. There are no previous ownership inscriptions.