A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The evocative period wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It is unclipped, showing the price 8s 6d on the inside flap. The front panel is bright and unfaded, showing light wear to each of the corners and gentle bruising to the top edge. The spine is clean and unfaded. It shows a tiny slither of loss at the head. The back panel is sound, showing a touch of wear to the top edge and a tiny nick out of the spine corner. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book : The book is square and very tight. The boards are unfaded. The corners are sharp. The spine ends are bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are clean. No spotting. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is solid and without cracked hinges. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Sampson Low