First US edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with black titles and decorations to the spine and upper board. Red topstain. In dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding square and tight, the edges very lightly faded, the spine just slightly dulled. The contents, with a small numerical stamp to the rear free endpaper, are otherwise clean and bright throughout. In the rubed and scuffed dustwrapper, which has two small closed tears to the front. Not price-clipped ($2.50 to the front flap).
An ill-fated love story about a traditional, fashionable, thirty nine year old woman and a younger, headstrong, aristocratic man by the acclaimed poet, novelist, and garden designer, Vita Sackville-West. Provenance: From the library of Martin Stone.
Stock code: 17014