Copyright 1941 to the publication page. Like new, appears unread, unclipped, and not remaindered. Interior is clean and solid other than previous owners neat inscription to ffep. Uncut fore edge. Red stain to the top edge. Bright clean titles to spine. Corners are sharp and square. Clean orange cloth boards. Dustjacket is chipped to the head and tail of the spine, rubbed, lightly chipped and creased to extremities, light staining to rear panel, numerals 7980 stamped to rear panel, both front and rear flaps are unclipped, two 2cm tears to the front panel, title unaffected. Now protected in brodart jacket. Scans available upon request. The authors first novel and scarce in any condition. Kauffmann was a critic, poet, director, actor and novelist.