We previously bought and/or sold this book in the following, or similar, condition:
A bright UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper: The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded and complete. It is unclipped - there is a small sticker mark over the pre- decimal price. Hence the Near Fine + description. 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 pages are clean. The closed page edges are fresh. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Condition: Near Fine ++. Wrapper: Near Fine +
Publisher: Bodley Head, 1961