We previously bought and/or sold this book in the following, or similar, condition:
A SIGNED UK first edition, first impression - with a complete number string which includes the number 1.
Wrapper: The wrapper on this copy is very bright, is unfaded, and is complete. The wrapper is unclipped. 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. It shows a trace of bruising to the spine ends. The pages and closed page edges are clean. The text block is slightly creamy. No foxing, no spotting. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. No remainder marks. This copy has been FLAT SIGNED by Mario Vargas Llosa tot the title page. An attractive copy in a protected wrapper.