The author's first book. A bright UK first edition, first impression. A review copy- with review label loosely laid in.
Wrapper: The wrapper on this copy is bright, fresh unfaded, and complete. It is unclipped. The spine is bright and UNFADED. Looks very fresh.
Book : The book is square and tight. The boards are clean and bright. The corners are sharp. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The pages are bright. The closed page edges show occasional spotting. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. A bright copy.
Condition: Very Good ++ / Near Fine. Wrapper: Fine
Publisher: Collins ( Collins Crime Club ), 1970