A bright US first edition.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded and complete. It is unclipped. It shows a touch of bruising to the edges of the front panel. The spine ( unfaded ) is gently rubbed at the ends. Looks sharp.
Book: The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean, the corners sharp. It shows a hint of trivial bruising to the spine ends. The pages are clean. The closed page edges are slightly toned with age. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. A nice copy in a protected wrapper. .
Book Condition: Very Good ++ Wrapper: Very Good++ / Near Fine
Publisher: Doubleday 1953FAQs - Peace of Mind On How We Pack, Refunds & Shipping