London: Hamish Hamilton, (1950). First edition. Essays on the subject by Arthur Koestler, Enid Starkie, Richard Wright, Louis Fischer, Stephen Spender, Andrew Gide,and Ignazio Silone, with an introduction by Richard Crossman. Light stain or binding fault (?) bottom of spinel, previous owner's name and date in blue ink on front end paper, minor soiling on top edges of textblock, tiny initals stamped in black ink on rear paste down, otherwise very good, in price clipped dust jacket has age toned spine, some soiling, rubbing and chipping to edges, small closed tear on front but good to very good.***PLEASE INQUIRE BEFORE PURCHASE. DESCRIPTION NOT FULLY VETTED***.