Gone to Ground
A UK first edition, first impression. Second state binding - green boards.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is bright, showing a slither of light toning along the top edge. The spine is gently toned. It shows a trivial hint of bruising at the head. The back panel is bright, showing a band of gentle toning running adjacent to the spine and top edge. Looks sharp.
: The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded, the corners sharp. It shows at hint of trivial bruising to the spine ends. The pages are clean. The closed page edges are fresh. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.