Barnes, Djuna RYDER
New York: Horace Liveright, 1928. First edition, first printing. One of 3000 copies printed. Hardcover. Motion Picture Country House Library copy with donation plate and rubberstamp to the front endpaper: age-toning to the spine, else a very good plus copy in gilt-decorated blue cloth, titles embossed in red; lacking the dust jacket.
Collection of prose pieces and illustrations by the avant-garde poet and playwright, with a rueful foreword by the author on the expurgation of various passages. From the library of actor and humanitarian Jean Hersholt with his attractive bookplate.