Published by Alan Swallow, Denver.
Dust jacket is present. In Fair condition. Chips and tears. Foxed and tanned. Marks. Price is not clipped. Synopsis on front fly. Marks on front flap.
Cover is hard bound in Grey cloth. In Very Good condition. Marks. Shelf and edge wear.
End papers are intact. Marks. Previous owner’s stamp on front fly.
Preliminaries - contents, introduction.
Main text body - 279 pages. In Very Good condition.
Back matter - epilogue.
Edges are even and clean.
Spine is tight with no gutter damage. Black lettering. Ends bumped.
Page structure is sound with no missing pages.
Here is one of the great stories of all time, which for sheer excitement and beauty may well challenge comparison with the Homeric epics: a thousand-year-old tale destined to be a modern classic.