Paris: Privately Printed, 1922. First edition. Hardcover. 336; 4pp. Octavo [23 cm] 1/4 tan cloth with green paper over boards. Publisher's red top stain. A small fleuron is printed on the title page. Good only. The extremities are mildly rubbed, darkened and stained. The underlying boards are exposed occasionally along the edges, and the corners of the covers are bumped. There is a bit of chipping to the spine label, and there are multiple small splits in the cloth at the ends of the spine. The cloth is soiled along the joints. There are brief markings, most erased, on the front endsheet. The text block is cracked a number of times. Item #39609
The first edition printed before Obelisk Press acquired the rights to the title- a title that would prove immensely popular, and that they would reprint numerous times.