Hardcover ed cloth with paper pictorial paste-down on cover. 240 pages. Index. Illustrated with pictorial end-papers and over 150 drawings by Thomas P. Robinson.. First edition. Cloth covers darkened and soiled from age. Half-title page torn at top corner, not affecting text, with old post-card affixed containing humorous Christmas ditty, dated June 22, 1943. A sound, tight, and internally unmarked copy. Sold as reading copy only, fair to good.