A bright UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded and complete. It is unclipped. It shows a trivial hint of bruising to the spine ends and the upper edge of the back panel. Looks sharp.
Book : The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are fresh and very clean. The corners sharp. It shows a hint of bruising to the spine ends. The pages are clean. The closed page edges are sound, if very slightly dulled with age. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Book Condition: Very Good ++ / Near Fine . Wrapper: Near Fine
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, UK, 1961