New York: Works Publishing Company, 1939. First Edition. Item #09029
First printing, large octavo, vii400 pages; publisher's original red cloth, printed in gilt. A fine, unread copy of the Big Book; internally clean and bright, with no markings of any kind. No dust jacket. One of just 4,650 copies printed and one of the most influential books of the 20th Century. The Library of Congress, in 2012, proclaimed the Big Book as one of the 88 books which shaped America. Housed in a handsome, red quarter-leather slipcase, with chemise.