New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1934. Lynd Ward. First edition, deluxe. Hardcover. 259pp. Octavo [24 cm] White cloth over boards with a laid-in illustration on the front cover printed in blue and black, and a paper title label on the spine. Publisher's black topstain. Very good. The cloth extremities are subtly toned (a bit more prominently on the backstrip). The endpapers have a previous owner's name stamped in ink, and two tickets from a previous bookseller. In the slipcase, with a number of prominently faded areas, and a 1" split to the lower edge. Dance 063. Very good. Item #59723
Includes fifteen full-page illustrations by Lynd Ward plus illustrations scattered throughout. This is Lynd Ward at the height of his powers, and this gothic novel may be the perfect avenue for his work.