Place Published: Indianapolis:
Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Company,
Date Published: 1943
Condition: Hardcover. Good+.
Book Id: 236561
1st ed., so stated on verso of title-page being the true first edition 8vo. Red cloth with gilt titles, 754 pages. The gilt is dulled but still very readable, edges and tips of boards are bumped & rubbed, the cloth on the tiny point of the bottom front cover tip has worn away, the heel of the spine has wear, front board has a faint dampmark, covers overall Good, very tight, leaves clean, the front pastedown and verso of the first endpaper has some verse written in very light, neat pencil, some white paper residue on the front pastedown as it the jacket flap may at one time have been glued to it, very small neat owner name on first free endpaper, there is ink underlining to 3 lines on page 14, seven words on page 15, and 5 lines on page 481, pages 61-68 and pages 199-205 have a few small smudges. Not a beautiful copy but still a rather pleasing, solid, but obviously used copy of the true first edition of this 20th century milestone. Not a beautiful copy but still a rather pleasing, solid, but obviously used copy of the true first edition of this 20th century milestone.