First US edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's original blue boards and purple cloth spine with titles in metallic blue to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and tight with light bumping at the corners, the contents are clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the lightly rubbed dustwrapper which has a few tiny nicks at the spine tips and fold corners. Correctly priced $6.95 to the upper front flap.
Inscribed by the author in blue ink on the half title "To Mat / with thanks / and best wishes / Douglas Adams".
Stock code: 15557