Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1953. Hardcover. 212pp. Octavo [22 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with a yellow ink stamped title on the spine. Very good. The edges of the covers are very gently bumped and rubbed. The underlying boards are peeking through at the bottom right corner of the front cover. The edges of the text block are foxed. The endsheets are mildly darkened. The dust jacket is in very good condition. Lightly rubbed, scratched and soiled. The spine is subtly faded. The paper at the head of the spine is creased and chipped, and has several closed tears. The longest tear measures 1 inch long. The rear panel and inside flaps are lightly foxed. Item #28518
Jacket Design by Paul Calle. Endpaper Design by Alex Schomburg. Milton Lesser wrote science fiction, mystery novels, and fictional autobiographies of Christopher Columbus, Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes, and Edgar Allan Poe.