New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927. FM [Frank McIntosh] (dust jacket). First American Edition. Hardcover in Dust Jacket. 12mo. Pp. viii, 365, followed by two pages of publisher advertising. Introduction by Chater. Blue cloth, titles and chain motif stamped in black on the cover and spine, decorated endpapers: binding tight, leaves bright and crisp with only a hint of age toning to the edges. In the color illustrated dust jacket with price $2.50 intact on front flap: spine moderately sunned, edges lightly rubbed, spine ends chipped, short closed tear to upper edge. Near Fine / Very Good+. Item #5948
Bang's final novel, a satire on the nature of patriotism first published in Copenhagen in 1906 amid persecution in the press for his homosexuality. A bright copy. Dust jacket preserved in a removable, clear archival sleeve.