New York - Paris: [Privately Printed], 1948.
Hardcover. First edition. Large quarto. Illustrated with 35 plates. Publisher’s quarter parchment spine and color pictorial paper-covered boards. Inscribed by the author on verso of the half-title leaf to “Vladimir and Matilda Hersey, with all good wishes from Irene Bashiroff Valira. Valira Farm, New Preston, Conn., May, 1970”. Spine is toned, corner tips are rubbed, else near fine in very good or better printed dust jacket. The jacket is lightly toned with a few tiny nicks at head of spine and corners. An attractive, bright copy.