Octavo, 138pp, . Red cloth, title printed in black on spine, title on front cover with illustration. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. In publishers first state dust jacket, $2.00 on front flap, light chipping along top edge, toning to spine, otherwise bright. Inscribed by author John Hersey on front free end paper, with inscription: “For Lt. Col. Ed Hagenak, U.S.M.C. John Hersey. Mar ’43.”
Comments: Into the Valley was John Hersey’s second work, following Men on Bataan. His next book, A Bell for Adano, would earn him the Pulitzer Prize in 1945.