New York: Hastings House, 1952. Second edition. Hardcover. 421pp. Octavo [21 cm] Light green cloth covered boards with dark green ink stamped titles on the spine and front cover. Illustrated endsheets. Very good. The edges of the covers are very gently bumped and rubbed. The edges of the text block are ever so slightly stained. There is a former owner's name written twice on the front free endsheet. Pages very mildly yellowed. The dust jacket is in fair condition. There is a large loss from the top edge of the front panel, partially obscuring the title. There are also numerous smaller losses, chips, and closed tears in the edges. The majority of the rear inside flap is absent. The jacket is creased, discolored and rubbed. There is a very small stain on the front panel. Price-clipped. Item #28466
This edition is an enlargement of the original edition published in 1938.