Good. Very good first edition hardcover (Viking Pr., 1954, 259 pages), graded 'good' because dust jacket is missing; pages clean, tight, unmarked; binding sound and square; bookplate on front pastedown endpaper; on its way to you the same or next day in bubblewrap; email confirmation; standard mail takes 4-14 days; priority mail takes 2-5 days; international orders go by airmail (6-10 days).
Very good Vg jacket. 1st Edition1st Edition. Dust jacket has slight scuffing and dust dulling. Browning to page edges and endpapers. Otherwise a clean and tight copy. Pasadena's premier independent new and used bookstore. Literary Criticism.
Viking, 1955. 259 pages. Hardback. Near Fine-in Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket with small chips at corners. Light browning outside page edges. In protective mylar. 2nd printing of the 1st edition. Collects 12 essays surveying American literature at mid-century. Includes 'The New Fiction', 'Critics over Novelists, ' 'War Novels, ' 'Naturalism, ' 'A Natural History of the American Writer'.
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