Hardcover, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1933. First Edition. Good with no dust jacket.
Sound binding and hinges. Clean, lightly tanned pages except for pp. 296-297, where a newspaper review of the book had been laid in, resulting in heavier tanning. Review is from The New York Times, October 29, 1933, by Peter Monro Jack. Several words are missing due to a chip at lower edge, and the review is split into two pieces; in plastic to prevent further contact with book. Cloth over boards is edge rubbed, faded around edges and at spine. ; Written in dialogue form, with persons of the dialogues being Elder, a professor of English literature; Young, book reviewer for the Daily Press, Middleton, editor of the philosophical and literary journal The Hour-Glass; and Arthur, a popular novelist. ; 8.25" tall; 303 pages.