Madman's Drum: A Novel in Woodcuts by Lynd Ward

Ward, Lynd

Published by Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, New York, 1930
Hardcover
From Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA (Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A.)

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SIGNED. 118 images. Octavo [25 cm] Black cloth with illustrated paper labels on the front board and backstrip. Top edge gilt and fore edge deckled. Illustrated endsheets. Housed in a black slipcase. The book is in very good condition. The extremities are gently rubbed, soiled and faded. The spine is heavily faded, and subtly rolled. The title label on the spine has a very small loss from the bottom right corner. There is a small damp stain at the foot of the spine, and there is a 7 inch long light blue colored pencil mark on the front board. The boards are barely perceptibly concave. The illustrations are very slightly offset on the opposite pages, and the pages are lightly tanned. Despite the subtle tanning, the pages are actually quite clean and bright. The book is sturdy. Number 5 of 299 copies. Signed by the author/illustrator on the limitation page. Ward's second work is a visual tale of man's quest for power, and the inevitability of death. A masterpiece from one of the giants of twentieth century illustration. Bookseller Inventory # 33888

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Title: Madman's Drum: A Novel in Woodcuts by Lynd ...

Publisher: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, New York

Publication Date: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Limited edition.

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Ken Sanders Rare Books is a full-service antiquarian bookshop in Salt Lake City, Utah. We are a nearly 5,000 square foot bookshop and have approximately 125,00 books. We carry fine and used books in all fields.

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Ken Sanders Rare Books - Corporation
268 South 200 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
books@dreamgarden.com 801-521-3819
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