New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1955. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #068197
Pages crisp and clean except for light foxing around the block edges and mild toning in the margins; binding square and secure, full brown cloth cover turned in slightly at the top left rear corner, modestly softened and faded at the spine ends and gently shelfworn at corners and spine ends, otherwise excellent. Dustjacket shows a short closed tear at the top rear and another at the top left front, some fingerprinting and surface chipping along the foreedges and spine shoulders, light wrinkling and creasing at the top edges, a few tiny nicks and light foxing on the back and around the interior flaps, and a bit of chipping at corners and spine ends, otherwise crisp, attractive, not price clipped, now protected in a clear sleeve. 273pp. with illustrated endpapers. First printing with "A" on the copyright page.