A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper: The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded and complete. It is unclipped - showing the price 8/6 on the inside flap. It is lightly worn to the edges, scuffed at the spine ends and is toned on the spine panel. Looks sharp.
Book: The book is square and very tight. The boards are bright, clean and unfaded. The corners are sharp. The pages are clean. The closed page edges are a little dulled. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Heinemann, 1947
Condition: Very Good +++. Wrapper: Very Good +