A UK first edition, first impression.
WRAPPER: The period wrapper on this copy (artwork by Reinganum) is bright and complete. It is unclipped, showing the price 13s 6d on the inside flap. The front panel is bright, clean and unfaded. The spine is clean and unfaded. It shows a tiny hint of rubbing to the ends. The back panel is sound, showing wear at the bottom edge. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
BOOK: The book is square and very tight. The boards are clean, bright and unfaded. The corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are very slightly creamy. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is solid and without cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Heinemann, 1956
Condition: Very Good ++. Wrapper: Very Good ++