The Circus of Doctor Lao. Charles G. Finney, Boris Artzybasheff, Illust.
The Circus of Doctor Lao
The Circus of Doctor Lao
The Circus of Doctor Lao

The Circus of Doctor Lao

New York: The Viking Press, 1935.

First Edition. Hardcover. 9 3/8" X 5 7/8". 154pp. Signed by Charles G. Finney at half-title. Significant wear to unclipped dust jacket, with chipping to edges and extremities, 5 1/4" tear along edge of spine, heavy sunning, ring stain to front panel, and scattered rubbing. Creasing to front flap. Red cloth over boards, with pictorial label to upper board and title label to spine. Mild edgewear to binding, with bumping to extremities and small chip to title label. Slight lean to spine, with hinges a touch tender. Binding remains sound. Mild soiling to edges of text block. Previous owner's name to flyleaf. Very occasional spot of foxing or faint smudge to pages, else unmarked. A presentable signed first printing in worn dust jacket of Charles G. Finney's fantasy masterpiece, winner of "Most Original Book" at the inaugural National Book Awards, illustrated throughout in Boris Artzybasheff's luminous drawings. Good + / fair. Item #3344

Price: $375.00