Michael Joseph, 1954, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Reprint
VIII, 9-280 pages, last two pages blank. Dull red coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Bumping to the top backstrip edge and rubbing to the lower. Some minor shelfwear to the lower book edges. Browning and some staining to the text block edges. Browning and offset tanning to the endpapers and browning of the internal text. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the free front end paper. Plain text dustwrapper with light blue background and yellow decoration to the front panel and backstrip. Dark red titles to the front panel and backstrip. Minor rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper edges. Small amount of chipping to the top right-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel. The dustwrapper panels themselves have become quite sunned and show marked handling. Sunning of the backstrip. A satire and farce about the diplomatic corps. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 0108348.