Hardcover, rust colored cloth lettered in gold, on publisher’s non price-clipped dust-jacket. 623 pages. Edited with an introduction by Orville Prescott. Stated first edition, first printing. Selections from the world’s finest historical fiction spanning from antiquity to the American Civil War. No previous ownership marks. Evidence of tape marks and toning from acetate covers, now removed, on inner dust-jacket flaps and blank end-papers. Very mild toning to dust-jacket, again from acetate covers. A clean, tight, square and unmarked copy. Dust-jacket complete with no tears or chips. Conservatively near very good in a near very good dust-jacket. Scarce.