The Illustrated Edition. A UK first edition, first impression - with the number 1 on the copyright page.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded, complete and unclipped. It shows a touch of trivial bruising at the spine ends. Looks sharp.
Book : The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded. The spine ends are very slightly bruised - barely discernible. The pages and the closed page edges are clean and unmarked. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. No remainder marks. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper. Please note that this is a heavy book and overseas postage will be more than standard.
Condition: Near Fine +. Wrapper: Near Fine +
Publisher: Bantam Press, UK, 1996