A US first edition thus. Illustrated with twelve Wood Engravings by Clare Leighton. Made by The Lakeside Press. Burgundy cloth with gilt decorations to the spine
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is clean and complete. It is unclipped. It shows gentle wear to the edges and light nicking the corners. The spine ends are scuffed. There is a 6cm split along the front panel / spine crease. Uncommon. Looks sharp.
Book : : The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are very clean and are unfaded. The corners are sharp. There is a touch of bruising to the spine ends and lower corners. The pages are clean and bright. The closed page edges are dulled but unmarked. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight, the hinges are solid. An attractive copy in a protected wrapper.
Condition: Very Good ++ / Near Fine. Wrapper: Very Good +
Publisher: Random House, USA, 1931
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