Flat SIGNED and inscribed, "For____, with best regards", to the title page by Mr. Ballem. Appears unread. Interior is clean and solid. Bright gilt titles to spine. Corners are sharp and square. Small stain to the front board. Faint "X" in pencil to the bottom edge. Dust jacket is clipped. Lightly bumped, rubbed and chipped to extremities, 1" tear to the top edge of front panel, short tear to foot of the spine. Now protected in brodart jacket.