Edition: First Canadian issue

Garden City, New York (Toronto): Doubleday, Doran, 1933. Octavo, blue cloth stamped in yellow and blind, top page edges yellow. Variant binding stamped in yellow instead of gilt. pp (xii), 562, (2). Ink private ower name to front free endpaper, yellowing to page edges, minor sunning to spine tips, nearly fine otherwise. Gilt dust jacket has some rubbing to panels, rubbing and wear to folds; small chips and short tears to spine tips, outer corners; edge nicks to panels; else VG, still respectable in appearance, flap price ($2.50) intact. "Printed in Canada by T.H. Best Printing Co. Limited, Toronto" on verso of the title leaf. Made from plates of the US edition, in the same style of binding and dust jacket. A novel loosely based on the personality of his second wife, journalist Dorothy Thompson, and a novel with a feminist thrust, it was his first novel since winning the Nobel Prize. Not noted by Pastore 20, this edition has become uncommon in dust jacket. This may be a second issue binding. The US first was gilt stamped.

Book ID: 16381
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