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 only. The extremities are mildly rubbed and stained. There is a small, slightly more prominent stain on the rear board. The spine is rolled, and some of the title information on the spine has been rubbed out. The cloth at the foot of the spine is slightly frayed. The front endsheet is cracked along the hinge, and the hinges are soft. Three inch long paper repair to rear hinge. There is a former owner's name, along with an address, on the front free endsheet. Minor soiling on the rear flyleaf. The text block is fragile at p. 113. The pages have very occasional small stains and marginalia in pencil, and the pages are tanned. Item #31935
This is the author's first book.