The first Inspector Montalbano mystery. A bright UK first edition, first impression - with a complete number string which includes the number 1. Comes with a SIGNED label loosely laid in.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded, complete and unclipped. Looks very sharp.
Book: The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded, the corners sharp. The pages are clean and bright. The closed page edges are crisp and white. No foxing. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. No remainder marks. Comes with a SIGNED label loosely laid in. A lovely copy in a protected wrapper. .
Book Condition: Near Fine ++ Wrapper: Fine
Publisher: Picador 2002