Paths of Glory.The Viking Press, New York , 1935 Stock Code: 136636
NotesFirst edition, first printing. Twenty-two years after its publication, Humphrey Cobb's anti-war masterpiece was adapted into the acclaimed film of the same title, directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Kirk Douglas. The film was banned in France until 1974 due to its negative depiction of the French military.
Octavo. Original red and blue cloth, titles to spine and front panel in blind on gilt ground, top edge red, fore edge untrimmed. With the dust jacket, with advance reviews printed on the verso.
Title page printed in red and black.
Ownership inscription to front free endpaper, bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. A very good copy, cloth bright, spine slightly cocked, in the dust jacket, with slightly faded spine, nicks to spine ends, couple of short closed tears to extremities with tape repair to verso.
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