London: Hutchinson, 1963. Third Impression. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #064275
Pages crisp and clean except for a gift note at the first (blank) page and a touch of pencil ghosting at the front free endpaper; binding is square and tight, full cloth cover worn and fraying at one spot on the bottom left front and showing mild softening at the spine heel and light rubbing at the corners, otherwise clean and well-kept. Jacket is gently faded at the spine and has a short, thin surface tear at the right rear, small edge tears inside the top free corners, some chipping and shallow creasing at spine ends and corners, a short, dark brown smudge at the right rear and another at the top front, and a few much paler, grayish handling marks, otherwise excellent, now protected in a clear sleeve. 124pp.; illustrated by the author.