Original beige cloth, spine lettered in red. Decorated front board. TEG. A US first edition, first impression. Uncommon. Hubin listed.
Wrapper : No wrapper as issued.
Book : The book is sound and tight. The front board is bright, showing gentle fading at the top edge and trivial bruising to the lower leading edge corner. The illustration on the front board is bright and bold. The spine is faded - the spine lettering is bright and bold. The spine ends are gently bruised and scuffed. The back board shows light soiling and a thin band of fading around the edges. Internally, the book is are clean and bright. The pages are fresh - no foxing. The closed page edges are sound, if gently toned with age. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A nice copy of an uncommon title.