New York: A. S. Barnes and Company, 1942. First edition. Hardcover. Square octavo [23 cm] Illustrated paper over boards. Red, white, and black pictorial endpapers. The extremities have just a hint of bumping, rubbing, and toning. In the matching dust jacket, with darkening and light soiling. The edges have very periodic shallow closed tears and chips. A single piece of tape has been applied to the reverse at the head of the spine and the surrounding areas of the panels. Very good / very good. Item #61292
A work hitherto not seen by us.
The Utah artist, John Held Jr., was one of the best known magazine illustrators of the 1920s, and his designs for F. Scott Fitzgerald jackets became icons of the Jazz Age.