First Edition. Unsigned wrap-around dustjacket art. Uncommon novel by this Jewish American artist, muralist, author and film director. Ballin was a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters and the National Academy of Design. "Andrew Farley never consciously meant to make a Broken Toy of the woman he loved... He desire her above all things in life, but Fate, that inexorable tyrant decreed otherwise". [Smith's American Fiction]. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, small chip at top spine end.