New York: Random House, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. Twenty-two woodcuts. Octavo [25 cm] 1/4 cream paper over gold foil boards with paper label on the backstrip. Title page printed in red and black. Deckled fore edges. The boards are rubbed and have large areas of subtle fading. The spine and the surrounding area of the boards are darkened. There is a 4" crack in the paper along the front joint. The endpapers are discolored along the hinges and edges, and there is a contemporary owner's name along with a date on the front free endpaper. The text block is cracked at the half title page. No slipcase. Dance 009. Good +. Item #50700
Printed in an edition of 1250 signed and numbered copies. This is a copy of 459. Signed by the author on the limitation page. A story told entirely through wood engravings. A masterpiece from one of the giants of twentieth century illustration.