Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1952.
First Trade Edition. Hardcover. 8 5/8" X 5 3/4". 533pp. First Trade Edition following a signed and numbered limited edition. Presents nicely in protective archival sleeved dust jacket. Moderate wear to price-clipped dust jacket, with small open tear to front panel, chipping to head and tail of spine, small tears, edgewear, and scattered rubbing. Blue cloth over boards, with spine lettered in silver over black. Moderate edgewear and scattered rubbing to cloth. Pictorial endpapers showing maps of Rome and Jerusalem. Binding is sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A solid and attractive first edition of this tale following the cup used by Christ at the Last Supper. Good + / good. Item #3321