One of 300 numbered and SIGNED copies - this is copy number 188. Illustrated by Catherine Kanner.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is bright and bold, showing a modicum of insignificant rubbing at the upper corners. The spine has very slightly faded and shows gentle rubbing and scuffing to the ends. The back panel, like the front, bright and bold, showing insignificant rubbing at the upper corners. Looks sharp in protective plastic.Book : The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are bright clean and unfaded. The corners are sharp. The pages are clean and bright. No foxing. The closed page edges are bright - the top edge shows light flecking. There are no dog-eared or loose pages. The binding is solid with no cracked hinges. This copy has been SIGNED by John Gardner to the limitation page. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Lord John Press