We previously bought and/or sold this book in the following, or similar, condition:
A SIGNED UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper: The wrapper on this copy is clean and solid. It is unclipped. The front panel is bright, showing a trace of toning at the top edge. The spine is clean - as ever the pink lettering on the spine has faded. In this case the fading is not too dramatic. The pink back panel is bright, showing trivial soiling to the top and spine edges. Looks bright in protective plastic.
Book: The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean. The corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages and closed page edges are clean and bright. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. No remainder marks. This copy has been SIGNED and dedicated (to John) by Brian Moore. A nice copy in a protected wrapper. .
Book Condition: Very Good +++ Wrapper: Very Good +
Publisher: Jonathan Cape 1971