New York: Robert M. Mcbride & Company, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #30036
x, 282, p. Black cloth stamped in gold on the front panel and the spine panel, top edge stained red, others uncut. Signed and inscribed on the front pastedown endpaper by Donald Corley: "To Peggy / of / Hollyhock / House / Sincerely, / Donald Corley." Also with a nice original drawing by the author on the front pastedown endpaper. Title page and dustjacket art by the author. A story, in the Cinderella style, of an old Muscovite family's rise from the cellars to the pinnacle of success. Previous owner's name on the flyleaf, lettering on the spine panel faded, a couple of pencil annotations in the margins. A very good copy in very good+ dustjacket with two minute, closed tears, light edge wear, and a crease to the rear panel. In Bleiler, 1948, p. 85.; Octavo; Signed by Author.