A UK first edition, first impression.
WRAPPER : The wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It is unclipped. It shows trivial bruising to the spine ends and slight soiling to the white back panel. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
BOOK : The book is square and very tight. The boards are clean, the corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are unmarked, if very slightly dusty. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Heinemann, 1954
Condition: Very Good ++ / Near Fine. Wrapper: Very Good++ / Near Fine