New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good- condition / Good+ condition (DJ). Item #010556
[x], 275 pages of text. Hardcover binding with minimal shelfwear, and a small tear to the top of the spine. Unclipped dustjacket is sunned on spine and extremities, with numerous small chips, tears and creases, and is overall slightly soiled; protected in archival mylar. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front endpaper "For Fran Prestow with all best wishes [signed] John Bartlow Martin Highland Park [IL] 7-23-50." Dustjacket design by William Ward Beecher. First edition.