Lot 2 of 168:
Rare proof of Man with the Golden Arm  

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Title:
The Man with the Golden Arm
Author:
Algren, Nelson
Place:
Garden City
Publisher:
Doubleday & Co.
Date:
1949
Description:

Last page number is "122" but pagination is double in that the pages are numbered "1A," "1B," and so on. 7x11¾",  "Unrevised proofs" in tall, plain blue wraps with light-blue label printed in black housed in a custom clamshell case. First Edition.

Winner of the first National Book Award and made into the movie that resurrected Frank Sinatra's career. A rare item, we know of only one other copy, which is in a university's Rare Books Library.

Donated by Quill & Brush Inc., Middletown MD.

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Condition:
A few minor scuffs and creases, otherwise near fine.
 
Item number:
308345
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