New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1932. First American edition. Hardcover. Very near Fine/Very Good. 327 pp. Bound in the publisher's bright orange cloth with black lettering on the front board. Price of $2.50 on the front flap of the dust jacket. First printing of the first American edition. Banned for obscenity in both the US and Britain in its original form, abridged editions were published in both countries in 1932. Ahearn APG 043f. An exceptional copy of a book of great importance in the history of censorship, scarce in collectible condition. A very near Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket with fading to the spine panel, a small crease to the rear flap, a few small spots of rubbing, and a couple of tiny closed tears. (Inventory #: 00007306)
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