Advance Review Copy with original Macmillan review slip loosely laid in. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Blue boards with gilt titles. Pictorial dustwrapper. A fine copy with clean boards. No marks to textblock edges. Usual tanning to leaves. The near fine/fine dustwrapper is fresh & clean with one tiny closed tear (1-2mm) only & some tiny spots to extremity of rear dustwrapper flap o/w fine. Original price of £2.95net to front flap. An exceptional copy & one of the first of the press being an advance review copy with none of the usual tanning/creaming to the white wrapper spine.
The second of the Inspector Morse novels.