A SIGNED UK first edition, first impression.
WRAPPER: The wrapper on this copy is bright, clean and complete. It is unclipped, showing the price 21s. on the inside flap. The front panel is bright and bold, showing a modicum of insignificant rubbing to the corners. The spine is unfaded and sound, showing a touch of bruising and scuffing to the ends. There is a small closed tear running down the back panel / spine crease. There is a tiny scuff at the base of the sign. The back panel is sound, showing inconsequential rubbing at the edges. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
BOOK: The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded. The corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are just a tiny bit dusty. There are no dog-eared or loose pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. This copy has been SIGNED and INSCRIBED (with all good wishes) to the title page by Dennis Wheatley. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Hutchinson, 1962
Condition: Near Fine. Wrapper: Very Good ++