The Magnificent Ambersons.Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, NY , 1918 Stock Code: 114916
NotesFirst edition, first printing, with the dust jacket in second state, repriced 1.50 on the spine with the first price of 1.40 blocked out but still visible. Tarkington's novel won the Pulitzer Prize, and later formed the basis for Orson Welles's ill-fated second film, released in 1942 after heavy editing by the RKO studio.
Octavo. Original brown-red cloth, titles to front board and spine in black. With the pictorial dust jacket.
Illustrated by Arthur William Brown.
Ownership inscription on front free endpaper, Sadie H. Miles, Christmas 1918; Connecticut booksellers' ticket to foot of rear pastedown. A fine copy in the very good jacket with light spotting, a couple of closed tears at folds, some minute chipping along the edges and a small hole in the spine panel just touching the first letter of "Illustrated".
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