A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, clean and complete. It is unclipped - showing the price 11/6 on the inside flap. The front panel is bright, fresh and unfaded. It shows an absolutely inconsequential hint of rubbing at the top edge. The spine is unfaded and clean. It is insignificantly bruised at the ends.The back panel is bright. Looks sharp.
Book : The book is square and very tight. The boards are fresh and very clean. The corners are sharp. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are sound - the top edge is spotted. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Ward Lock