London: Heinemann, 1965. First UK edition. Hardcover. 183pp. Octavo [20 cm] Black paper covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Very good. The covers are subtly concave, and the spine is just a little rolled back. There are 5 small white stains on the bottom edge of the front cover. The edges of the spine and covers are lightly rubbed and bumped. There is a minor amount of foxing on the top edge of the text block, and there is a small moisture stain on the fore edge of the text block. Pages gently browned. The dust jacket is in good condition only. Mild overall rubbing and very light soiling. The front panel has a large, but light damp stain, a moisture ring, and a price sticker stain. The edges are creased and chipped. There are multiple small closed tears in the edges. The longest closed tear measures 1/2 inch long. There is a piece of tape backing a couple of tears in the top edge. Item #30166
John Nichols wrote The Milagro Beanfield War.