London: Victor Gollancz Limited, 1938. First Edition, first impression. In publisher's black cloth with gilt titles to spine and front board. Like many other copies, this book lacks the dust jacket. Light bumping to head and tail of spine. Slight crease to spine, and gilt on spine somewhat rubbed. Has a bookplate by Robert Gibbings for The Book Society to front pastedown. Page edges moderately browned, with small stain to top right corner of pages 131 - 146. Not affecting text. Page 47 / 48 has had a small tear at the bottom, now neatly repaired with archival tape. Overall good +. 446 pages. 200 x 135 mm (7¾ x 5¼ inches).