A bright UK first edition, first impression - complete with scarce Duff Cooper Memorial Prize winner 1979 wrap-around band.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded, complete and unclipped. The wrap-around band is in fine, unfaded condition. 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 and bright. The closed page edges are unmarked. No foxing. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. No remainder marks. Looks very sharp in a protected wrapper.
Condition: Fine. Wrapper: Fine
Publisher: Andre Deutsch, UK , 1978