We previously bought and/or sold this book in the following, or similar, condition:
A bright UK first edition thus, first impression. A Review copy with a review slip loosely laid in.
Wrapper: The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded, clean and complete. It is unclipped. It shows a hint of wear to the top edge of the rear panel. Looks sharp.
Book: The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded. The corners are sharp. The pages are clean - there is a small pen mark on the first page of the preface. The closed page edges are unmarked. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. An attractive copy in a protected wrapper.
Book Condition: Near Fine + Wrapper: Near Fine ++
Publisher: Jonathan Cape UK 1968