Place Published: New York
Publisher: Covici Friede Publishers
Date Published: 1931
Edition: First edition, limited
Book Id: 45296
SIGNED. 106pp. Quarto [31 cm]; full black cloth with decorative silver stamping on the front board and backstrip. Very good. The spine is sunned, the boards are lightly rubbed, and the underlying boards are peeking through at the corners. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. The rear pastedown has a bookseller's tiny ticket and price label.
Number 404 of 1500. Signed by Vassos on the limitation page. Phobia is Vassos' most personal work, an examination of twenty-four of the numerous and varied fears that plague humankind. Each "phobia" included is fantastically illustrated and described expertly by Vassos.