First Edition. Hardcover. Good / No Jacket. Item #002679
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1955. Stated First Edition. SIGNED by the author on front free endpaper. Octavo (8.25" x 5.5"); [viii], 280p. Gray cloth-covered boards with black and red lettering. Missing dustjacket. Boards worn along edges and bumped at corners and spine ends, with some splits starting along joints toward head of spine and general smudging and soiling. Previous owner's gift inscription on front pastedown. Pages a bit toned with sparse foxing and a couple marginal brackets. Binding is sound.