King Kong.New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1932 Stock Code: 40361
NotesFirst edition in book form. The novelization was serialized in Mystery Magazine the same year and published in book form slightly before the film was released. Lovelace was a former newspaper reporter, author of several books, including biographies of football coach Knute Rockne and Dwight D. Eisenhower. The original concept was Merian C. Cooper's, and Edgar Wallace had worked on the story.
Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in lime green morocco, titles to spine and upper board in black, original pictorial endpapers bound, all edges gilt.
A fine copy.
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