Very Good / Very Good. Item #9957
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First US Edition. Octavo; xxi, 414pp +xiv index. Photo frontis with photographic plates throughout. Printed dust jacket with $5.00 price intact; book in red cloth with gilt lettering. Jacket lightly edgeworn with a couple small tears at folds and top back, and shallow chipping at spine ends. Spine a bit faded, with some toning over title panel. Boards sturdy and square with nudging at spine ends. Endpapers toned, with pages generally a bit toned throughout and showing larger patches of toning / foxing opposite some of the plates. Opens easily between a few gatherings, but binding is holding soundly. Pages unmarked.