Signed by Author(s)the book is signed and dated by the author on the title page. remarkably the book is also signed by the subject of this book Ian Smith. Smith has signed on the front end page. there is a previous owner's small book label.the wraps are a little shelf rubbed and there is the remains of a small sticker on the front cover. the back has a small tear. apart from this the book is very well preserved. excellent binding. the poor quality paper used has darkened a little. a unique piece of Rhodesian/Zimbabwean history. this is a novel that has Ian Smith on trial in Harare for declaring UDI.