Very Good / Very Good. Item #6100
Chicago: The Univerisity of Chicago Press, 1953. First Edition with "Published 1953" on copyright page and no additional printings listed. Octavo. 327 pages. Illustrated dust jacket with original $5.00 price present. Blue boards with spine stamped in gilt. Red topstain.
Dust jacket is lightly rubbed and chipped, with staining to edges. Short closed tears at bottom of spine, and top and bottom of front flap. Boards are gently worn at corners with some fading and staining to edges and edges of text blocks. Binding is sound. Ownership inscription of Stephen J. Wayne to front free endpaper. Pages 287-289 creased along edges, with some pencil underlining between pages 250-300.