New York: Random House, 1934. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Octavo. Fine / Very Good. Item #6103
57pp. Introduction by Carl Van Vechten. Bound in black cloth, spine lettering gilt. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with a few small edge tears along the bottom edge tape mended. Virgil Thomson had asked the author to write an opera for him. This work was then orchestrated by Virgil Thomson during the summer of 1933.