A bright UK reprint. Priced at 2/6. Undated, but probably from the late 1930's / early to mid 1940's.
Wrapper : The evocative period wrapper on this copy ( artwork by Abbey ) is bright, clean and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is bright and unfaded, showing very slight surface creasing at the bottom edge. The spine is unfaded. It is lightly soiled and gently rubbed and nicked at the head and tail. The back panel is sound. It shows gentle overall soiling. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book: The book is square and very tight. The boards are very clean. The corners are sharp. There is a touch of bruising to the spine ends. The pages are clean. The closed page edges are toned with age. No spotting. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is solid and without cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A good looking copy in a protected wrapper. .
Book Condition: Very Good ++ Wrapper: Very Good ++
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