Mad Man's Drum: A Novel in Woodcuts
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Harrison Smith
Date Published: 1930
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 44580
Octavo [22 cm] 1/4 black cloth over white illustrated boards with a paper label on the spine. With the publisher's black top stain. Black endpapers. Very good. Gentle rubbing to the corners. Minor discoloring to the backstrip. 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.