New York: Oxford University Press, 1956. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19cm); gray cloth covered boards, titled in blue and green on the cover and spine; dustjacket; 500pp.; minor soil to the front joint; spine ends gently pushed; minor bump to lower board edge, Very Good+ or better. The dustjacket is price-clipped; sunning to the front panel and spine; chip/nicks and short tears to the extremities, mostly to the upper edge of front panel and crown of spine, Very Good.
"Edmund Wilson here reports his observations of four varied civilizations. He takes the readers to a Zuni festival in New Mexico, he visits the Republic of Haiti, he describes Soviet Russia as he saw it in 1935, and he views the new state of Israel" (from the dustjacket); RAMSEY, p.45.