New York: The Macaulay Company, 1927. Hardcover. 186p., frontispiece is a production still, "The Hypnotic Stranger;" very good first edition in black quarter-cloth backing, gilt titles slightly dulled, spine of unclipped dj slightly darkened, minor edge wear along the top edge, original price intact. Front panel of the jacket is illustrated by William Siegel. "First presented by the New Playwrights' Theatre, at the 52nd St. Theatre, on March the second, 1927."
Lawson headed the Hollywood division of the Communist Party USA for several years, and later served as the first president of the Writers Guild of America, West. He was one of the blacklisted Hollywood Ten.