New York: Horace Liveright, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. 233pp. Octavo [19.5 cm] Orange and blue cloth covered boards with silver stamped titles on the spine and front cover, and a small silver stamped palm tree design on the front cover. Good. The covers and spine have mild overall soiling and staining. The extremities are gently bumped and rubbed, and the spine is rolled. The silver stamped title on the spine is a bit abraded and some of the letters are obscured. There are a couple of small gouges in the cloth along the front joint and top edge of the front cover. There is a contemporary owner's notation on the front free endsheet. The rear endsheet is lightly soiled, and the top edge of the rear pastedown is very slightly stained. The hinges are a bit soft. The pages are tanned. Item #31558
This is the author's first book.