A SIGNED UK first edition, first impression - with a complete number string which includes the number 1.
Wrapper: The wrapper on this copy is very bright, is unfaded, and is complete. The wrapper is unclipped. Looks 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. There is a trace of bruising tot eh spine ends. The pages and closed page edges are clean. The text block is creamy. No foxing, no spotting. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. No remainder marks. This copy has been FLAT SIGNED by Mario Vargas LLosa to the title page. An attractive copy in a protected wrapper. Please note that this is a heavy book and overseas postage will be a little more than standard.
Publisher: Faber, 2001
Condition: Near Fine ++. Wrapper: Fine