New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952.
First edition, first printing with "A" and publisher's seal on copyright page.Bound in publisher's original blue cloth with silver lettering. Very Good with lean and reading crease to spine, mottling to cloth and light fraying at corners and spine ends, previous owner bookplate to front free endpaper, pages occasionally soiled. In a Very Good dust jacket with publisher's original $3.00 price intact, blue-tinted rear panel, brown printing on flaps and rear panel, and no mention of Nobel Prize; toned and edgeworn, with chipping heaviest at the crown, crease to flap. A lovely copy. Item #140938978