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Booth Tarkington (1869 - 1946)

Lot 307: TARKINGTON, BOOTH.

Sotheby's

June 17, 2005
New York, NY, US

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Description

The Gentleman from Indiana. New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., 1899

Condition Note: first edition, first issue (p.245 "eye" for "glance" and p.245 "so pretty" for "her heart"), bram stoker's copy with ownership signature and address ("Bram Stoker | 18 St Leonards Terrace | Chelsea | London S.W.") on front fixed endpaper, 8vo (7 7/8 x 5 1/8 in.; 201 x 131mm.), original green cloth with lettering and design in red, green and gilt on spine and upper cover (corn device top-side-down on spine), collector's green cloth box, minor spotting, binding slightly bumped at foot of spine

PROVENANCE

Bram Stoker, signature
LITERATURE AND REFERENCES

Bruccoli and Clark I, p.369
CATALOGUE NOTE

A silent film adaptation, directed by Frank Lloyd, was released in 1915.

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