HUMPTY DUMPTY. New York: Boni and Liveright Publishers, 1924. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-383 [384: blank], original yellow cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red and black, top edge stained red, other edges untrimmed. First edition. Mainstream novel whose protagonist is a writer whose views on mankind, politics and society are much like Hecht's own. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 H-451. A fine copy in nearly fine pictorial dust jacket (priced $2.00 on front flap) with mild rubbing at top and bottom edges and touch of dust soiling to rear panel. Lovely jacket free of the spine fade frequently encountered. (#159072).
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