William Heinemann, 1954, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First Edition
acknowledgements, introduction by editors, index of names. Illustrated endpapers, being facsimiles of original Sinclair Lewis writings. Red cloth coloured boards with gilt insert on the spine and red and gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and shelfwear noted to the top and bottom edges. Browning and marking to the paper edges. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right hand corner of the front paste down. Plain text dustwrapper, with green coloured background and red, white and black coloured titles to the front panel and black and red coloured titles to the back strip. The dustwrapper is rubbed and quite faded. The back panel has quite some grubby marks. Rubbing to the book corners and to the head and to the heel of the spine. To the head of the spine and to the lower right hand corner of the front panel tape has been placed, tape still in situ. There is a small "nick" to the lower spine gutter edge and on the adjacent back panel there has been the number "3454" stamped. Browning and a little foxing to the verso of the dustwrapper and to the dustwrapper edges. "This selection from Sinclair Lewis' miscellaneous writings reveal the brilliant satirical novelist to have been also a gifted and militant pamphleteer, an idealist, who was at the same time iconoclastic, expressing his highly individual opinion on human affairs, arts, and literature over a period of more than 40 years.". This is the first Australian edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XIV, 296 pages, last 2 blank, . Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0102946.