London: William Heinemann, 1920. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo. Black boards, stamped in white with pictorial vignette. Illustrations by Michel Sevier. First edition, first issue (copies dated 1919 are actually the later issue). An exceptionally nice copy of the authors fragile first book with original DJ present (tear to front flap). Inscribed to the publisher Nelson Doubleday to Dear Nelson. I look back on this book, my fusi-born with the same fatuous pride and idiotic self-satisfaction with which I look on my son. And I inscribe this to you with deep affection" Doubleday purchased a controlling stake in the English publishing house, Heinemann, a year later. A fine presentation. Housed in a handsome half morocco boxed slipcase. (Inventory #: JC15224)
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