London: Heinemann, 1976, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Signed by the author, with dedication, on the title page verso to his wife unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium.
From the cover: Charlie, a laboratory chimpanzee at a Ministry of Defence biological research, station, is incubating a devastating plague bacillus. He escapes and becomes an innocent time bomb wandering during high summer amid the idyllic Wessex countryside.
After twenty-one days he is due …
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine of the dust wrapper.
Turquoise boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 211 pages. 8¾” x 5½”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I tempt you with something from my Fiction Author: C catalogue?