New York: New Collector's Group, 1946. Bok, Hannas. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Item #40806
An unnumbered copy of a limitation of the first initial binding of 1000 numbered copies with a nude woman illustration on page 19. Bound in glossy pebbled black cloth. A reproduced copy of a lengthy typed letter from Sam Moskowitz is laid in explaining the book's publishing history, how the nude man and woman came to be, and about the dust jacket. First binding state of black fine mesh cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Mild offsetting to the endpapers from the dust jacket flaps, else a fine copy in the original delicate, about very good dust jacket with two 2 inch tears, several short tears and shallow chipping. Difficult in the original plain dust jacket as it was usually thrown away.