We previously bought and/or sold this book in the following, or similar, condition:
A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper: The wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It is unclipped. It shows light soiling at the edges and a tiny hint of bruising to the spine ends. The spine is UNFADED. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book: The book is square and very tight. The boards are clean and bright. The corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. The closed page edges show very occasional and very feint spotting. The binding is solid and without cracked hinges. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Book Condition: Very Good ++ . Wrapper: Very Good ++
Publisher: Collins (Crime Club), UK, 1968