Limited edition, number 261 of 307 copies printed. Signed by both author and publisher to the limitation page. Bound by J. May in half red morocco over cloth boards, ruled in gilt. Titles and decorative device in gilt to the spine. Top edge gilt, the others untrimmed. Illustrated with numerous wood engravings by Lynton Lamb. A very good or better copy, the binding square and firm with a few small white marks to the fore-edge of the boards. The contents with a minor mark to the title page/frontispiece are otherwise clean throughout and free from any previous owners' inscriptions or stamps.
An account of Bates's trip to Germany with the anarchist bookseller Charles Lahr and others in 1927. Unusually, this copy, which is not in the standard binding, is signed not only by the author but also the publisher, Robert Gibbings.
Stock code: 18926