1st UK edition (no US equivalent). 8vo. xvi, 234 pp. Black cloth titled in blue and red w/illustrated dust jacket. Some chipping to top of DJ’s spine, otherwise bright and in very good condition. Square and tight, contents are unmarked, clean and complete. First published as “Adams” in 1926 in French; the film director’s first novel, about a film star who becomes lost in his own character, and devises a scheme to make a film with God as a means of escape. This edition with a preface by the author. A scarce first edition in an enviable condition.
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