We previously bought and/or sold this book in the following, or similar, condition:
A UK first edition, first impression - with a complete number string which includes the number 1.
Wrapper: The wrapper on this copy is very bright, is unfaded, and is complete. The spine ends are inconsequentially and insignificantly bruised. The wrapper is 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. It shows a trace of bruising to the spine ends. The pages are clean. The closed page edges are beginning to tone. No foxing, no spotting. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. No remainder marks. An attractive copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2006
Condition: Near Fine ++. Wrapper: Near Fine ++