From Here to Eternity.New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1951 Stock Code: 147251
First edition, first printing, signed by the author on the half-title. This is Jones's first novel, and his frank look at military life was adapted into a 1953 film starring Burt Lancaster, Frank Sinatra, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, and Donna Reed. The movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture and has gone on to become a cinematic classic.
Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine in gilt, fore edge untrimmed. With dust jacket.
A little rubbed, the binding otherwise sound and square, front hinge partially cracked but holding, else internally crisp. A near-fine copy in near-fine jacket, slight rubbing to corners, not price-clipped, bright.
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