A UK first edition, first impression.
WRAPPER: The wrapper on this copy is bright, clean and complete. It is unclipped - there is a decimal price sticker over the pre-decimal price. It shows a touch of bruising at the spine ends. The green lettering on the spine is unfaded. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
BOOK: The book is tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded. The corners are sharp. The spine panel is gently toned, the spine ends are lightly bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are unmarked. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is tight, the hinges are solid. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Peter Owen, 1971
Condition: Very Good ++. Wrapper: Very Good++ / Near Fine