A stated first (US) edition published by Harper & Bros. New York and London 1944. Original dustjacket with price ($ 2.75) . The jacket has tears and staining, a pencil notation is on the front endpaper, a name is imprinted on the inside board and a bookplate is on the inside back cover. The pages are uncut and slightly rippled. The blue boards are stained on the bottom.Sold as is.