Lot 187 of 366:
Sinclair Lewis Dodsworth First edition in jacket  

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Lewis, Sinclair

New York

Harcourt, Brace and Company



(8vo) original blue cloth stamped in orange, dust jacket. First Edition.

Sinclair Lewis was the winner of the 1930 Nobel Prize for Literature, the year after this book was published. Copyright page states: "Published March 1929." Also, includes the following publisher's typos: "colownial" on page 42, line 20; "strenth" on page 162, line 1; and "nours nours" on page 205, line 25. First issue jacket without blurbs on front flap (only 2 paragraph descriptions about the book). Basis for the 1936 film written by Lewis and Sidney Howard and starring Walter Huston, Mary Astor, and David Niven.

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Expert restoration to jacket, some rubbing to its spine; volume in fine condition.

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