New York: Random House, 1953. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Includes numerous illustrations. An about very good copy in illustrated boards with a couple of small tears to the top of the spine in an about very good dust jacket that has some tears, wear and the spine is very faded. Signd and nicely inscribed by Dedmon on the half title page. The recipient was Lois Wille, was a two time Pulitzer Prize winning Chicago journalist.