Edition: First Canadian issue

Garden City, New York (Toronto): Doubleday, Doran, 1933. Octavo, blue cloth stamped in gilt and blind, yellow top page edges pp (xii), 562, (2). Front free endpaper has a 1934 ink name and a large corner crease; very light sunning at spine ends; near fine otherwise. The uncommon gold dust jacker has chips and large crease and rubbed tears at spine ends (part of Doran lost); small chips to outer corners, short tears to panel; partial split to the rear flap fold; in all, just good, flap price (2.50) intact. Printed in Canada by T.H. Best, making this the first Canadian issue. 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 be the first issue binding. The US first was gilt stamped. We ha

Book ID: 36276
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