Chatto & Windus, 1949. First Edition. Cloth. Used - Very Good / Good. Item #231977
First UK edition in heavily chipped dustjacket with foxing to white areas of back panel & darkening to margins. NOT price clipped. Original English price front flap bottom corner. Grey cloth boards with blue title block & gold lettering on spine. Blue topstain fading. Tanning/darkening to end pages. Fore-edge mild darkening/foxing. Solid binding. Clean text without underling or side-notes, etc. Good collector's copy of solid dystopian novel. Ape and Essence stands the test of time as well as the better known Brave New World.