New York: Farrar & Rinehart Incorporated, 1931. Lynd Ward. First edition. Hardcover. 323pp. Octavo [22 cm] Bluish gray cloth over boards lettering in copper on the spine, and a copper stamped nude female silhouette on the front cover. Publisher's orange top stain. Very good, with light rubbing and bumping at the spine ends and corners of the covers, a former owner's bookplate on the front pastedown, and a booksellers' small tickets and labels on the half title page and title page. The dust jacket is worn, with a number of small closed and open tears along the edges and folds, several of them backed with tape. In addition to being price-clipped, an additional price on the inside flap has been rubbed out. Dance, 040. Item #46593
Written by the brother of Evelyn Waugh, this is Alec Waugh's romantic story of journeys in Tahiti, Penang, Siam and Martinique. With woodcuts by Lynd Ward, including a title page illustration, seven full-page illustrations, and numerous decorative chapter headings.