Flat SIGNED & inscribed on the title page by Ms. Fraser. Also laid in is a handwritten note from the author to the recipient advising she will autograph the book next time she visited Hamilton. (Apparently she was good to her word) First edition thus. Appears unread, unclipped and not remaindered. Interior is clean and solid. Neat gift inscription to dedication page. Couple of small stains to the rear pastedown & ffep. Two very small scuffs to the edge of the spine. Bright gilt titles to spine. Corners are sharp and square. Unclipped dust jacket is bumped & lightly chipped to extremities. One ? " tear to the top edge of the rear panel. Very nice collectable copy with the hand written note included.