The Bastard. Erskine Caldwell.

The Bastard

New York: Heron Press, 1929. Illustrated by Ty Mahon. First Edition. Hard Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #00530693

Copy #44 of 200 numbered copies signed by author and artist. Laid in loose is the publisher's 6 page illustrated prospectus. The deluxe edition of Erskine Caldwell's first book, published at the then astonishing sum of $10 (in 1929!). Bound in the original plum balloon cloth, spine and cover stamped in gilt, other edges uncut (spine faded, minor wear).

Price: $295.00

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