A SIGNED UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, clean and complete. It is unclipped, showing the price 18s. on the inside flap. The front panel is bright and bold, showing a modicum of insignificant bruising to the top edge. The spine is unfaded and bright, showing a touch of trivial bruising to the ends. The back panel is bright, showing a touch of light soiling to the bottom edge. 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 bright. There are no dog-eared or loose pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. This copy has been SIGNED and inscribed ( to A Donati, with best wishes ) to the title page by Dennis Wheatley. An attractive copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Hutchinson, 1961
Condition: Near Fine. Wrapper: Near FineFAQs - Peace of Mind On How We Pack, Refunds & Shipping