Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1953. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine / Very Good. Item #010579
Published in New York by Doubleday & Company, Inc. in 1953. "FIRST EDITION" is stated on bottom half of copyright page. SIGNED by the author on the half title page. Book near fine except for very minor wear at ends of spine, discoloration on front and back paste-downs and front and back free endpapers, previous owner's Peanuts cartoon laid-in between pages 92 and 93 which has discolored those pages. DJ very good, spine sun-faded, mild water damage along bottom edge, vertical crease down spine, small hole in rare flap hinge, minor wear at ends of spine, horizontal crease along bottom of rear, .5" tear on bottom of front, flap corners clipped, and entire reverse of DJ discolored. DJ flap price reads ¿$3.00." Comes in specially made custom cloth slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.