A SIGNED UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It is unclipped - showing the price 15s on the inside flap. The front panel is bright, clean and unfaded, showing rubbing and light wear and surface creasing to the edges and corners. The spine is clean and unfaded, the spine ends are gently rubbed. The back panel is sound, showing trivial wear to the edges and corners. is sound, showing a hint of rubbing to 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, the corners are sharp. The edges of the boards are slightly rubbed. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are sound, though the top edge is lightly flecked. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. This copy has been SIGNED and dedicated by Dennis Wheatley to the title page. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Avalon, 1962
Condition: Near Fine. Wrapper: Very Good++ / Near Fine