Franklin Library, Franklin Center PA, 1978, full red leather with ribbed spine and gilt lettering and décor, about fine unmarked unread copy with slightest rubs/bumps to cover extremities, all edges gilt (in nice shape), 5-3/4"x8-3/4", moire silk endpapers, silk marker ribbon, 456pp.
Octavo, VG+/none, in red leather binding; spine is red with gilt text and decorations. Minor shelf wear; small amount of gilt scraped off of the top of the text block. 456 pp; frontispiece and plates; Otherwise excellent, with tight binding. Limited edition printed for subscribers to the Franklin Library. Rockville.
Good. Good hardcover with fair DJ. SCARCE 2nd edition, 1943 Hardcover. Pages are clean and unmarked. Covers show light edge wear with rubbing. Binding is tight, hinges strong. Dust jacket shows edge wear with tears on spine area. Presented with clear mylar ARCHIVAL book jacket cover.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!
Good. No Jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Type: Hard Back 1944 Pulitzer Prize Winner. Harper Prize Book, 1943. Ninth Edition. Hardcover Book in Good Condition. No jacket. Pale green binding with burgundy lettering on spine. Light faded spotting to boards, sunned on upper edge and along spine hinge in front and back. Generally clean, no soiling, sewn binding tight, square, solid. Corners very gently bumped. Prev owner senior center stamp on upper and lower edge. Interior is clean and unmarked, with wartime regulations paper. Paste-down has a pocket, bookplate and senior center written in. A description of the Harper Prize and history are in the back of the book. The author was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for this novel in 1944. This is a story of Sam Braden, a small town boy who becomes wealthy as a businessman in Chicago but fails to achieve personal maturity--he gets "everything he wants" but fails to find what he needs and is a lonely man going nowhere; a representative look at American life during the 60 years prior to publication. 432 pages. 5.75 x 8.4 inches. Harper & Brothers, New York and London, 1943.
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