Book Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [iv], 154,  pages
Publisher: New York: Random House, c1958.
An attractive first American edition/first printing in about Fine condition in Very Good+, lightly rubbed dust-jacket with minor wear to head and foot of spine with some minor closed tears.
Nobel laureate Lagerkvist's "human parable of startling proportions asking monumental questions of the spirit, as personal as a heartbeat, as complex as the revolution of worlds." (from the dust-jacket) Translated from the original Swedish by Naomi Walford.