Chicago, Shasta, 1950. First edition, first impression. Hardback. A near fine book in a good jacket. Signed by the author to the front endpaper - presumably a subscriber's copy. The jacket presents well, but has a split at the rear fold about 75% of its length. Some similar wear on the other flap. Spine tips bumped and boards a little rubbed and toned. Some rubbing to the endpapers and a little toning. Some spotting to the endpapers Cover art by Hubert Rogers [9414, Hyraxia Books].