IN THE BEGINNING. New York: The John Day Company, [1928]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-309 [310: publisher's device] [311-312: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original decorated boards with paper vellum shelf back, spine panel stamped in black, fore-edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough-trimmed. First U.S. (and first trade) edition. "A capricious reworking of many themes from ancient mythology, amusing and witty." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 546. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-114. Bleiler (1978), p. 63. Reginald 04479. Woolf A26b. Paper vellum spine panel a trifle age-darkened, else a fine copy in very good decorated dust jacket with light wear at edges, two small chips from bottom edges, and some age-darkening to spine panel. (#106676).

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"FIRST PUBLISHED, MAY, 1928" on copyright page.