A SIGNED UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is lightly soiled and slightly rubbed at the edges. The spine is unfaded. It is lightly scuffed at the ends. The back panel is toned and soiled at the edges. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book : The book is square and tight. The boards are clean and bright. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean - the endpapers show gentle ghosting. The closed page edges are sound - they are slightly dusty. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. This copy has been INSCRIBED by Sassoon to the half title page. The inscription reads : INSCRIBED for Celandine Kennington with love Siegfried Sassoon. 'The secret memoirs of the heart'.
A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Condition : Very Good ++ Jacket Condition : Very Good +
Publisher : Faber 1961