London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, (1941). First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Original blue publisher's cloth, lettered in black to the spine. 8vo - 270 pp with two pages of ads at the rear. Illustrated map endpapers. The book is very clean, bright and solid. The bright dust jacket has one very small chip at the top edge of the front panel and some minor edge-wear to the spine ends. The jacket is complete with the 7s. 6d. price present at the bottom corner of the front flap. A lovely copy in all respects of this, the author's scarce second book.