London: White Lion Publishers, 1974. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine / Near Fine Minus. Item #013755
8vo., 188pp. Beautiful First British and First Hardcover Edition. Bound in navy cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Originally published as a Paperback Original by Ace Books in 1963. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear save a hint at the crown but barely. . Some light scattered spotting to the fore-edge as is quite common. Equally attractive unclipped dust-jacket, (£1.80), has some surface rubbing an dust soiling to surfaces, also common, but is fresh and bright with no chipping, creases, or tears. A sharp collectable copy at a great price. (ISFDB; Currey).