The front boarsd has a a white stain, the back a very small black one; there is a bookseller's stamp on the front end paper and intermittent foxing throughout the book. Apart from the foxing, which is nasty in some pages, a reasonably nice copy. First British edition. "Frederic Ogden Nash was an American poet well known for his light verse. At the time of his death in 1971, the New York Times said his "droll verse with its unconventional rhymes made him the country's best-known producer of humorous poetry". (goodreads) unpaged.