The Birthday

New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1932. First edition. Hardcover. 342pp. Octavo. 1/4 black cloth with black and white illustrated paper over boards, with the rare original jacket and belly-band. Top edge black. Boards and jacket illustrated by Lynd Ward repeating a wood engraving, with the back cover in reverse of the front. Jacket reinforced on verso with wide brown paper tape along edges and folds, belly-band reinforced on verso with same; light edgewear to toned jacket, light soiling to front wrap; belly-band scuffed and lightly chipped at spine; spine cocked, upper corners moderately bumped and exposed; interior is unmarked. Dance 043. Item #50423

A novel featuring cover artwork by Chicago artist, Lynd Ward, an illustrator most known for his woodcut novels.

Price: $450.00

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