Watership Down, Richard Adams
First American edition, first printing of debut novel, an enduring classic and basis for numerous adaptations. All first state points present for both book and jacket.
New York: Macmillan, 1972. Publisher's cream-colored paper and cloth boards, lettered in gilt; pp. (x), 430. A near fine copy in a very good or better, unclipped dust jacket. Binding is tight and sturdy, minimal wear to boards with a hint of a spine lean and minor rubbing to text block edges. Owner's bookplate to front pastedown, else internallly clean. Jacket shows light shelfwear and rubbing with a small chip at spine heel, protected in archival mylar.