SIGNED and dated by the author on the title page. Also on the title page is a brief gift inscription relating to a meeting with the author. The book is clean and solid, lightly bumped to the extremities and light soiling to the top,front & bottom edges, appears unread. Price clipped dustjacket has a repaired 1" tear to the bottom right corner of the front panel, two tiny tears at the tail of the spine, lightly rubbed at the corners and minor shelf wear. Scarce when signed.