New York: Random House, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. Slim quarto [25 cm] in 1/4 parchment vellum with rose-gold foil boards and the title in red on the backstrip. Title page printed in red and black. Deckled fore-edges. Housed in publisher's cream slipcase with a gold foil wraparound, and the publisher's original paper band. Rubbing to foiled boards, toning to backstrip. Interior is unmarked. In a darkened slipcase, with rubbing to the edges and foil. Very good. Item #59935
Illustrated by Lynd Ward with twenty-one engravings printed in black. From an edition of 1250 signed and numbered copies, of which this is number 950. Signed by Ward on the limitation page. A story told entirely through wood engravings. This is the fifth of six wordless novels that Ward produced between 1929 and 1937. Dance 009.