A bright UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded, complete and unclipped. It shows a trivial hint of bruising to the spine ends and the upper edges of the front and back panels. The spine is bright and unfaded. 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 spine ends show a trivial touch of bruising. The pages are clean and bright. The closed page edges are fresh. No foxing. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. An attractive copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Secker & Warburg, 1948
Condition: Near Fine. Wrapper: Near Fine