THE CIRCUS OF DR. LAO - 1st 1935 - Illustrated SURREAL SURREALIST MYTHICAL NOVEL
Book Details + Condition: The Viking Press (New York, NY). Second printing, 1935. Hardcover. 154 pages. Surreal fantasy novel written by American author Charles G. Finney, with illustrations by Russian artist Boris Artzybasheff. The book's plot revolves around a fictional circus which employs mythical creatures such as Medusa, a satyr, a unicorn, a mermaid, and more. Red cloth cover with inlaid paper graphic. Firm binding; lightly rubbed and bumped corners and edges; light wear to boards; old library stamp on 2-3 pages; pasted-in vintage article describing the book and author on inside front board.