London: Michael Joseph, (1952). First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Original publishers black cloth, stamped in red and gold to the spine. 8vo - 254 pp. A clean and solid copy in an equally lovely example of the dust jacket with art design by Freda Nichols. The front free endpaper contains a full page signed inscription from the author to Otto and Carolyn Penzler. The author has signed her name again on the proceeding blank page. A very lovely copy of a very scarce book.