Near fine condition. Very good-condition (DJ) Octavo (8vo). xiv, 355 pages of text including an index. Hardcover binding in almost new condition. The original dustjacket is faded on the spine with minor shelfwear; protected in archival mylar. "Received" stamp and date as well as the previous owner's name (Richard N. Hurd, a prominent chemist) on the front endpaper. Otherwise the text is clean and unmarked. First edition.