First edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. Top edge grey. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm with only a little bumping at the spine tips. The contents with a neat previous owner's name to the front endpaper are otherwise clean throughout. First state text with line 8 repeated on line 10 of page 327. Complete with the lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which is a little toned at the panel and flap edges. Correctly priced $3.95 to the upper front flap and with the first issue printing code 5/57 to the lower edge.
Stock code: 18298