First edition, first impression. Publisher's original black cloth with titles to the spine in silver and a female silhouette to the upper board in brown, in the Pat Marriott illustrated dustwrapper. A superb fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the fine original dustwrapper that remains without loss, tears or toning. Not price clipped (13s 6d net to lower front flap). Housed in a black cloth folding solander case. An exceptional example in entirely original condition.
First impression, second state binding with the honey-chile silhouette to upper board. 19,515 copies printed. [Gilbert A6a (1.3).]
Stock code: 18562