Mad Man's Drum: A Novel in Woodcuts
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Harrison Smith
Date Published: November, 1930
Edition: Second printing
Book Id: 44579
Octavo [22 cm] 1/4 black cloth with black and white illustrated paper covered boards, and an illustrated paper title label on the spine. With the publisher's black top stain. Black endpapers. Very good. Light rubbing to the corners of the boards. Head and foot of the backstrip have a few minor chips. Internally fine.
Lynd Ward (1905 - 1985) was an American artist most famous for his wood engravings — in particular, his novels without words, in which he tells a story only with woodcuts. His style mixes Art Deco with German Expressionism. This is the second of Ward's six wordless novels.