New York City: Payson & Clarke Ltd., 1929. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near Fine / Very Good/Near Fine. Item #009160
8vo., 272pp. Beautiful Stated First Printing, October, 1929. Translated from "Serenade au Bourreau", published in Paris in 1928. Bound in 1/4 black cloth over patterned paper-covered boards. Titles in red on spine. Square, tight and clean throughout with just a light bit of bumping to the crown and wear to front tips. Stunning Art-Deco, unclipped dust-jacket, ($2.50 at the bottom of the front flap), has some minor chipping and closed tears but still quite fresh and bright and very uncommon in any condition and scarce with wrap-around promotional band which has a short split to front fold but holding firm. A simply gorgeous collectable copy. (Hubin p.112).