An American Tragedy. Theodore DREISER.

An American Tragedy

New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925. First Edition. Dreiser's best-known work after Sister Carrie, and basis for two films: the 1931 Josef von Sternberg picture and the 1951 film noir directed by George Stevens, starring Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, and Shelley Winters. Two octavo volumes (19.5cm); black cloth stamped in gilt on spines and front panels; dustjackets; 840pp; custom black cloth slipcase. Gilt spine lettering fairly rubbed, though still somewhat legible, with some trivial offsetting to pastedowns and endpapers in volume 1; tight, Near Fine copies. Dustjackets are unclipped, spines are sunned, with some expert tissue repairs to verso of same, and a small amount of re-touching and restoration at the spine ends; Very Good.

Price: $1,500.00

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