Good. Item #9739
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1919. First Edition. Octavo; xi, 297pp. Frontis with tissue guard and illustrations throughout, all present. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and black tank illustration to front. Significant concave curve to front board, with wear along all edges and spine ends and a few light scuffs and smudges to surface. Hinges cracked, with boards shaky and book opening easily between gatherings with another crack with exposed backing at p. 161, but binding is still holding. Heavy toned offsetting to title page from tissue guard. Light marginal toning and occasional foxing to pages throughout, but no marks. A serviceable reading copy.