The first UK hardcover. A SIGNED UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper: The wrapper on this copy is very bright, is unfaded, and is complete. It is unclipped. It shows a tiny touch of wear at the upper edge of the back panel - trivial. Looks very fresh and very 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 spine is clean and fresh. The pages and closed page edges are clean and bright. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. No remainder marks. This copy has been SIGNED and INSCRIBED (to John Hale, all bests Theodore Sturgeon) by Theodore Sturgeon to the title page. A lovely and very well preserved copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Gollancz, 1968
Condition: Fine. Wrapper: Near Fine ++