New York: The Dial Press, 1956. First Edition with no additional printings listed. Octavo; 248pp. Illustrated dust jacket with original $3.00 price; book in marble paper-covered boards with black cloth spine and silver lettering. Jacket shows a number of tears and creases along edges and folds, with chips at front corners and spine ends and some smudges to back. Boards lightly bumped at corners and nudged at spine ends. Endpapers a bit toned along hinges, with small bookseller's ticket of Paul Elder's Books, San Francisco on back pastedown. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.