Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1943. Hardcover. 276p., color endsheets and title page; hardbound first edition casebound in red cloth boards titled dark blue., mild external signs of handling and age (faint dust, faint dampstain along the cover joint), wartime paperstock a bit toned, titlepage and several adjacent leaves bear a small stain at the foredge, find an old owner's presentation inscription in ink but scribbled out in pencil opposite the half-title. Lacks the dust jacket; a good-only copy. Ward's color work (doublespread endsheet, doublespread title) is well-reproduced and intense.