The initial pages have water stains on the page borders, but all of the text blocks on the pages remain clear. The rest of the book is completely clean too and has no stains or foxing. Note this is the scarce FIRST STATE so comes in the original black cloth as opposed to the purple cloth that was adopted from the second state of the first impression. The book comes in its original, un-clipped dust jacket that is also a FIRST STATE jacket. The DJ is now protected in Mylar.
The book is from the private collection of the famous cricket commentator, the late OBE Henry Blofeld and comes with his signature on the first page. A unique and very rare book that has defined so much of modern culture available at a decent price. The item "TRUE FIRST STATE of FIRST EDITION of A CLOCKWORK ORANGE by Anthony Burgess RARE" is in sale since Thursday, May 18, 2017. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "jashariff" and is located in London.This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand.