We previously bought and/or sold this book in the following, or similar, condition:
A bright US first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded and complete. It is unclipped. It shows a touch of bruising to the top edge of the front panel and bottom edge of the back panel. Looks sharp.
Book : The book is square and very tight. The boards are clean and unfaded, the corners sharp. It shows an insignificant hint of trivial bruising to the spine ends. The pages are clean. The text block is slightly dulled. The closed page edges are fresh. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Condition: Near Fine. Wrapper: Near Fine
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux, US, 1997