SIGNED to the title page by the author. Appears unread, unclipped & not remaindered. First edition with number line to one. Interior is clean & solid. Some pinkish staining to the spine spreading slightly to the front & rear boards. Previous owners' neat gift inscription to the ffep. Dustjacket shows corresponding staining to the interior at the spine & bottom edge. Chipping, bumped & rubbed to extremities with some shelfwear to show. Now protected in brodart jacket.