BLACK OXEN. New York: Boni and Liveright Publishers, [1923]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-346, original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, all edges marbled. First edition. This novel about rejuvenation takes its title from a Yeats poem which compares the years to Great Black Oxen driven on by God the herdsman. The novel was filmed in 1924 with Clara Bow in a supporting role. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-54. Bleiler (1978), p. 12. Reginald 00607. 24. A clean, tight, very good copy. 1-page Autograph Letter Signed (ALs) from Atherton thanking a Mr. Lublin (presumably a reviewer) for "the kind words you say about Black Oxen" laid in. (#77335).

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