New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. Hardcover. viii, 259p., first revised edition of "A Book" wear to the corner edges and very light dust soiling to top edge otherwise a very good first edition in black quarter-cloth over orange boards, gilt titles on spine still quite bright and readable, clear mylar jacket added. Messerli 5.
A revised edition of Barnes' second book and first full-length publication by a major publishing house, "A Book" published in 1923 includes plays, short stories and poems and adds three more stories but does not include the illustrations from the original. Grier A* B* C**.