A UK first edition.
Wrapper : The evocative period wrapper on this copy is bright, complete and unclipped. The front panel ( artwork by D Williams ) is bright and unfaded, showing gentle rubbing and wear to the extremities. The leading edge corners are nicked. The spine is unfaded and clean. It is gently rubbed and scuffed at either end. The white back panel is bright, showing light wear to the top edge and slight rubbing to the spine. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book : The book is bright and tight. The boards are clean and are unfaded. The corners are sharp. There is a touch of bruising to the spine ends. The text block is clean. The closed page edges are a little dusty and are slightly flecked. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is tight, the hinges are solid. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Gerald G Swan, 1946
Condition: Very Good ++. Wrapper: Very Good +