Jonathan Cape, London. 1961, First Edition. (ISBN: 0224602063). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 254 pages (complete). True first edition. A pleasing copy. Original dustjacket by Richard Chopping (skeletal hand, pen-knife and playing cards). The price (15s. net) is unclipped. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj has creasing, scuffing, wear all about from handling, storage. The flaps are particularly creased. The dj is still comfortable, sure. Black boards with blind-stamped skeleton hand. They have very, very light shelving wear to the corners. The spine and back have an exceptionally neat repair patch. Previous owner signatures on the frontispage and title page. The papertrims are speckled with mild foxing. The frontis and end papers and page 254 have very mild smudges of foxing. Otherwise, the pages are agreeably healthy. They are clean, clear, comfortable, certain, companionable, relaxed, tidy, neat. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/Good.
Chapter 1Professional seller
Book number: 46rq
USD 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 164.5 | £UK 146.25 | JP¥ 20751]