Very Good / Good. Item #002948
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1950. Second Printing. Signed by author on front free endpaper with inscription, "Inscribed to Mr. and Mrs. / William Knowles, in sincere / if greatly delayed appreciation. / Robert G. Cleland. / July 10, 1950."
Octavo. 361 pages plus index. Unclipped dust jacket over blindstamped blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Jacket is chipped along edges with some rubbing to surface and a ghost of a sticker to front panel. Boards are sturdy, with some nicks to boards, soiling along edges, and nudging to spine ends. Spine faded with a very slight roll. Binding is sound but pulled near top of spine. Pages are unmarked.