SIGNED, without inscription, by the author to the title page. Very gently read, unclipped and not remaindered. The interior is clean and solid. Bright gilt titles to spine. Unclipped dustjacket is lightly bumped and rubbed to extremities, 3cm tear to the top edge of the rear wrap, short tear to the head of the spine, 3cm tear and crease to the top edge of the rear wrap, some shelfwear to show. Now protected in archival brodart jacket.