New York, NY: Limited Editions Club, 1943. First thus edition. Hardcover. Quarto (4to). Very Good- Condition. Item #019468
xvi, 110 pages of text. Black full leather binding with gilt spine lettering and a white raised medallion on the front cover. The spine is moderately rubbed and worn with a few scuffs. The slipcase is lacking, the but the book is protected in custom-fitted archival mylar. Number 1300 of 1500 copies signed by illustrator Lynd Ward. With an introduction by Hendrick Willem Van Loon. Contains numerous mezzo tint illustrations. The text is clean and unmarked. First thus edition.