Stated 'First Issued in this Cheap Form in 1921' on the copyright page. A bright copy of a fragile book.
Wrapper : The evocative period wrapper on this copy is bright, clean, fresh and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is clean, sharp and bright. It shows minor scuffing at the bottom edge. The spine is clean - the red colouring on the spine is unfaded. There is a hint of rubbing and scuffing to the spine ends. The back panel is bright and clean. Looks very sharp in protective plastic.Book : The book is square and tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are very clean and bright. The corners are sharp. The spine ends are bruised. The pages are clean. The text block and closed page edges are - as ever - browned. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. An attractive copy in a protected wrapper.