THE ROBBER. A Tale of the Time of the Herods.
Edition: First printing
New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1949. Red cloth, spine gilt lettered, top edge light blue. Top edges a little sunned, light yellowing to fore edges, light yellowing to endpapers with a light damp stain to lower fore margin of front free endpaper, else fine. Price-clipped dust jacket has fading to the spine, chip along top margin of rear panel, VG otherwise. An historical n ovel of biblical times, his third and last novel. His first novel (1936) was the first winner of the Governor-General's Award for fiction. While Brooker never made much of a name for himself as a writer, he did as a artist and is considered to be quite an important modernist Canadian painter. ; Octavo