Very Good / Very Good Minus. Item #7237
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955. First U.S. Edition. Octavo. 212 pages. Ex-library tape and tape remnants to top and bottom edges of dust jacket. No actual library markings besides these. Illustrated dust jacket with original "$3.50" price present. Yellow and blue boards with spine stamped in gilt.
Blue tape lines the top of jacket. Residue from tape lines bottom edge with associated wear and loss. Chipped and torn at spine ends with general toning and scuffing. Boards are soiled and lightly worn along edges. Binding is sound. Previous owner's inscription in red pen to heavily toned front free endpaper, but pages otherwise unmarked.