New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1952. Lyn Ward. Limited Edition. Quarter leather and cloth. Limited signed and numbered edition, 1952. A Near Fine book in a Good slipcase. 4to, 284 pp., with full color lithographs by Lyn Ward. SIGNED by Ward and numbered 885 on colophon. Bound in publishers red quarter leather with gilt titles on spine and red cloth along with a red marbled slip case. Slipcase spine and top are sun faded, text is fine save page 105 which has a very small spot and page is slightly wrinkled, otherwise clean and unmarked. Glassine still present but spine is mostly chipped away. Very Good. Item #27394
Lynd Kendall Ward was an American artist and novelist, known for his series of wordless novels using wood engraving, and his illustrations for juvenile and adult books. His wordless novels have influenced the development of the graphic novel.