The first edition, first impression of this work. Spike Milligan's first full length and only major novel. Concerning the Partition of Ireland and its effects on the fictional village of Puckoon. Double signed by Spike Milligan both to the title page ('To John') and to the illustration to the rear wrap of the dust wrapper. With its price-clipped dust wrapper.
Featuring some sketches in text by the author. In the original publisher's full cloth binding. Externally very smart with minor shelf wear only, minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Signed by the author to the title page and to the rear wrap of the dust wrapper.
The dust wrapper is very smart and price clipped, with minor shelf wear only, light soiling to the wraps, a minor closed tear to the front wrap previously tape repaired internally by a previous owner. Only minor spotting to the edges, otherwise the pages are bright and clean. Overall Condition: Near Fine Very Good Indeed.
Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear. Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy. Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones.
Often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy. Some more serious faults as will. Be described in the condition report under'condition. Good Only - Meaning one or more faults that could really do with repair.
As with good only above but with other faults. Leaving a compromised copy even after repair.Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete. We only sell books in this condition where their rarity or value makes them. Major defects will be described.
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