A SIGNED US first edition, first impression.
WRAPPER : The wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It is unclipped - showing the price $3.95 on the inside flap. The front panel is bright, clean and unfaded, showing rubbing and light surface creasing to all of the edges and tiny nicks to the corners. The spine is clean. The spine ends are rubbed and chipped. The spine creases are rubbed. The back panel is clean and bright. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
BOOK : The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are fresh and very clean. The corners are sharp. The spine is sharp. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are gently dulled with age. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. This copy has been SIGNED by A B Guthrie to the front endpaper. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1956
Condition: Very Good +++. Wrapper: Very Good +