The author's first book. A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is very bright, very clean and is complete. It has been clipped - hence the very good ++ description. There is a slight touch of wear at the head of the spine. 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 are sharp. The pages are clean. The closed page edges are unmarked. There is ghosting to the endpapers. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: MacGibbon & Kee