London : Michael Joseph, First edition. Inscribed, signed and dated by Dick Francis in the year of publication.
The book is in very good condition Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on the spine which has very slight creasing to the botom edges of the spine with minor wear to the dust jacket, which is not price clipped light creasing to the edges. Internally, the pages are clean and tight and there are no tears and no other inscriptions. There is slight spinal lean. Alexander Kinloch, artist, has worked out a good pattern for his life.