New York: Viking Press, 1946.
Octavo (22 x 14.5 cm.), 491 pages. Index. FIRST EDITION. An anthology of literary and historical excerpts, along with the author's own elaborations on each excerpt. Attractive bookplate of Clyde Dayton Moore to front pastedown; some very light age-toning to text block. In publisher's unclipped dust jacket. Some light rubbing to corners and head of jacket spine, otherwise very good or better.