Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1951. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiii pages, 493 pages; G+/Missing DJ; gray cloth spine with (faded) gilt lettering; exterior protected by a mylar covering; marked shelfwear and rubbing to the exterior of the book; marked soiling to the exterior of the book; marked fading to the spine and the top and bottom edges of the boards; minor creasing and fraying to the head and tail of the spine; marked fading and rubbing to the gilt lettering on the spine; marked bumping to the corners of the boards; marked fraying to the cloth on the bottom corners of the boards; minor bumping and tearing to the cloth at the tail of the spine; top edge of the text block is dyed dark brown; fore edge of the text block is deckled; marked soiling and scratching to the edges of the text block; marked soiling and age-toning to the front and back paste downs and free endpapers; gutter split and webbing visible between front paste down and ffep & between back paste down and bfep; pencil marginalia to verso bfep; large open tear to the bottom of the blank leaf preceding bfep; minor age-toning and soiling to the pages; signed flat by van Wyck Mason on the half-title; shelved under the Front Counter.
Shelved Dupont Bookstore