New York, ny: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good- condition / Very good- condition (DJ). Item #019635
140 pages of text. Original pale blue hardcover binding with minor sunning and rubbing to the spine, and a tiny bump to one corner. The unclipped dustjacket retains the three dollar original price, with the blue tint to the author's portrait on the rear panel and brown print on the inner flaps; protected in archival mylar. The dustjacket is heavily rubbed at the spine extremities, and has several small tears and creases, minor soiling, a few small scuffs, and the tears were reinforced on the back with two pieces of tape. Previous owner's bookplate affixed to the inside front cover, almost obscured by the inner flap of the dustjacket. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition, first printing with Scribner's seal and the "A" on the copyright page.