THE SHADOW-EATER ... Preface by Don Marquis. Illustrated by Wallace Smith. Benjamin De Casseres.

THE SHADOW-EATER ... Preface by Don Marquis. Illustrated by Wallace Smith. New York: American Library Service, 1923. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-14] 15-61 [62: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], tipped in frontispiece portrait of De Casseres from a drawing by Marius de Zayas, one full page black and white illustration by Wallace Smith, original gray boards with black and white pictorial paper label with illustration by Smith pasted to front cover, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First printing of the revised edition. 1150 copies printed of which this is one of 1000 unnumbered trade copies. Poetry collection, the author's first book, first published in 1915. Penciled signature of an early owner on front free endpaper. Several leaves roughly opened with shallow loss and shot tears to fore-edge margins, a very good copy in a good pictorial dust jacket (with a black and white Smith drawing on the front panel) with tears and chipping at edges and general dust soiling. (#158397).

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