First Edition. Hardcover. Very good / Good. Item #4106
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1953. First Edition. Printed dustjacket over red cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering and decoration. Price-clipped dustjacket shows a few small to mid-sized tears along edges and shallow ships to spine ends, along with a few light creases and some general smudging. Covers bumped at top corners with some general smudging. Spine cocked with bumping at head and tail. Opens easily to between a few gatherings but binding is sound. Pages unmarked. Not an ex-library copy.