A presumed UK first edition - jacket priced at 4/- on the spine panel. No indication of edition, date or printing in the book. The UK first edition was first published in 1941.
Wrapper: The evocative period wrapper on this copy ( artwork by Micklewright ) is bright, clean and complete. It is unclipped. The front and back panels are unfaded and clean. The spine is gently sunned and is rubbed and scuffed at the ends. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book : The book is tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are very bright. The corners are sharp. The text block is clean. The closed page edges are toned and slightly soiled. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is tight, the hinges are solid. An attractive copy in a protected wrapper.
Condition: Very Good +. Wrapper: Very Good ++
Publisher: Wright & Brown, 1941