Very Good / Very Good. Item #13674
New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. First Edition. Octavo. Unpaginated. 95 wood cuts, collated and complete, in alternating sections of rust and black, the former for the protagonist's desires and intentions, the latter for character and setting; three additional wood engravings preceding narrative cuts. Restored illustrated dust jacket (details below). Rust-colored boards with front cover illustration and title label to spine. Black topstain. Housed in custom-made slipcase.
Dust jacket restored with archival backing and extensive coloring along edges, folds, entirety of front panel and spine (brush strokes plainly visible), with evidence of prior chips and tears at corners and along folds, a textured sheen, in addition to painterly quality to front and spine, to surface as a result of repairs. Boards edgeworn and toned. Binding sound and pages unmarked.