London: Routledge, 1943. First Edition. First impression. Octavo (19.5cm); tan cloth titled in red on spine; decorated endpapers; dustjacket; illustrated by the author; 303pp. Spine ends pushed; front forward lean; mild soiling to upper edge of textblock; minor bumps along lower board edges; Very Good. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 10s. 6d. net); rubbing to the extremities, including nicks along the upper edge of jacket; evenly sunned and lightly dust soiled; Very Good+. Author's first book.