Blackburn, John - Broken Boy
A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is bright and unfaded, showing a trivial hint of rubbing to all the edges. The spine is clean and unfaded. It shows a touch of rubbing to the ends. The white back panel is sound, showing slight overall soiling. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book : The book is square and very tight. The boards are very bright and very clean. The corners are sharp. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are sound, if insignificantly dulled. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Secker & Warburg, 1959
Condition: Very Good ++ / Near Fine. Wrapper: Very Good ++