Presumed first edition. Bobbs-Merrill is inconsistent with their identification of first editions and printings. Appears unread, unclipped and not remaindered. Interior is crisp and clean. Top corners of boards are lightly bumped. Bright, clean red ink titles to spine. Boards are very lightly soiled. Unclipped dustjacket is bumped, rubbed and lightly chipped to extremities, 2cm x 2cm chip to the top edge of the rear wrap and 3 short puncture/tears to the front wrap near the spine. Now protected in archival brodart jacket.