New York: Limited Editions Club, 1943. Hardcover. Some chipping to the tips and a rubbed spot toward the bottom of the spine. Still Very Good, internally Fine, in a Good slipcase with the bottom portion partly detached. Lynd Ward. Quarto (7-1/4" x 10-1/2") bound in full black sheep leather with an ivory medallion inset on the front cover. Translated from The Latin text by Harry Carter, with an introduction by Hendrik Willem Van Loon. Illustrated with 10 original mezzotints by Lynd Ward hand-pulled in the shop of Charles Furth in New York. Ward also contributes numerous marginal illustrations. Designed by George Macy, letterpress composed and printed on special Worthy paper in black and rubric red by the J.Horace McFarland Company at the Mount Pleasant Press in Harrisburg. Copy #214 of 1500 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. (Inventory #: 018227)
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