Stated “First Published in April Mcmxxxvi” to the copyright page. Very gently read. Occasional short, faint red pencil mark and finger smudge/stain otherwise the interior is clean. Red stain to the top edge. Appears to be missing the first blank page. Blue cloth covered boards are bumped and rubbed to extremities with some soiling and shelf-like wear to show. Small black stain to the bottom edge of the front board. Without dustjacket.