SIGNED to the half title page by the author. Very gently read and not remaindered. Bright gilt titles to spine and front board. Corners are sharp and square. Interior is crisp, clean and solid. Dust jacket has a repaired tear to the top edge of the rear wrap near the head of the spine with tiny chip. Lightly bumped and rubbed to extremities with some shelfwear to show. This large, heavy book may require additional shipping costs.