First collected edition, first printing with the slug “first American edition” to the verso of the title page. In the first issue dust jacket with nine titles on the lower panel and $2.00 price to the front flap. This printing was recalled by the publishers after only 788 copies had been distributed on the grounds that the printing was below acceptable standards.
Don't understand our descriptions? Try reading our Glossary
Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Contents a trifle browned, cloth lightly marked, spine rubbed at the tips and a little dull. Very good in the tanned dust jacket with a few minor scuffs and nicks.