Nice copy of Vale Allen's scarce first novel. Stated first edition. Appears unread and not remaindered. Interior is crisp, clean and solid. Bright, clean gilt titles to spine. Corners are sharp. Spine is moderately cocked. Dustjacket is clipped with two short tears to top edge, with a 1" tear to the top edge of the rear spine fold with a moderate crease. Panels are sunned and show overall soiling. Faint "X" in pencil to the bottom edge. Lightly bumped to extremities. Now protected in brodart jacket.