Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine 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 Nearly Fine condition, little offsetting to endpaper, unobtrusive spots to black cloth in a bright, Near Fine dust-jacket.
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.