First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #5372
London: Jonathan Cape, 1931. Limited First Edition. Signed by the author and numbered 171 of 304 copies on limitation page. Octavo; 296pp. Full vellum binding with leather spine label. Gilt tops, other edges uncut. Spine label rubbed, faded and loose, but still attached. Corners are square. Binding is sound. Previous bookseller's label [W. & G. Foyle, LTD, London] on rear paste-down. Pages are clean and unmarked.
This copy belonged to New York Times journalist William Safire.