We previously bought and/or sold this book in the following, or similar, condition:
A bright UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper: The wrapper on this copy (artwork by Osbert Lancaster) is bright, unfaded and complete. It is unclipped. Unusually for this title the red spine is UNFADED. Well preserved. Looks sharp.
Book: The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded, the corners sharp. The pages are clean. The closed page edges are unmarked. The text block is a little dulled. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. An attractive copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Anthony Blond, 1961
Condition: Near Fine. Wrapper: Fine