SIGNED and inscribed, "For_____, A copy of my very first hardcover! I hope you enjoy the adventure!, Best, Mel Odom", to the half title page. Stated first edition with number line to one. Like new, appears unread, unclipped and not remaindered. Bright, clean gilt titles to spine. Corners are sharp and square. Interior is crisp, clean and unmarked. Unclipped dustjacket is lightly bumped to extremities, minor shelfwear to show. Now protected in archival brodart jacket.