Very Good. First photoplay edition (which is the first appearance of this title). Very good with a few faded spots to the spine; gift inscription and offsetting on flyleaf, otherwise clean and unmarked. In a very good dust jacket with some edgewear and chipping to the spine ends. An attractive copy.
Good. FIRST EDITION. NY: Grosset and Dunlap, 1929. Good+ in Poor dust jacket missing front flap and pieces at foot and bottom corner of front panel, mylar-protected, taped to boards. Jacket design is still pretty--cheapo copy thus.
Near Fine in good jacket. First edition. Light blue cloth lettered in black. 242 pp. plus publisher's ads at rear. Photoplay edition illustrated with scenes from the MGM film "Broadway Melody of 1929" starring Charles King, Anita Page and Bessie Love. Novelization by Lait from Goulding's scenario. A tight, near fine example, small ownership signature front free endpaper. In the original color illustrated dust jacket, with clear tape along the head of the spine and top edge of front panel and down the front gutter fold.
First Photoplay Edition, True First Printing of this novelization from the film scenario by Edmund Goulding. Skrenda dustjacket art. Illustrated with scenes from the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film starring Charles King, Anita Page and Bessie Love. Very Good to Near Fine, one still loose, in Very Good plus dustjacket, few inch closed tear at lower spine end.
Fine in Very Good dust jacket. First edition & first photoplay edition. Fine in very good dust jacket. (Jacket would be Vg. + or better were it not for an unfortunate 5 inch tear which loops across the front cover. A few small chips at edges of front cover. 1"-inch tear at base of rear panel of jacket. ) Winner of Best Picture Oscar.
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