- Two lvs. w. sm. tear in lower margin; a few lvs. w. stains in lower margin; hinges weak. Boards fingersoiled and a few sm. stains; cloth spine partly worn/ splitting on joints and a few spots glued back; board edges rubbed, corners showing.
= Rare variant of the 1939 printing of the first edition, with the inversion of strips on page 93. Backcover A8, grey pastedowns; title in purple and author's name and series title in red on frontcover.