MAIN STREET SIGNED by SINCLAIR LEWIS First Edition, First Issue
First Edition, First Issue, perfect folio on p. 54 and perfect type on p. Presentation copy signed and inscribed by the author: To Mr. Carruth, with the Christmas greetings from Emporia [Kansas] of Mr. White [the author] & from Washington of Sinclair Lewis, Dec. Author William Allen White, [the Sage of Emporia], wishing to distribute autographed copies of Main Street among his friends as a Christmas present, sent Lewis a blank check to be turned over to Harcourt, Brace, the publisher Mark Schorer, Sinclair Lewis, p. A huge supporter of Lewiss work there appears on the dust jacket of the first printing of Arrowsmith (1925) a quote from William Allen White, Sinclair Lewis is one of the major prophets of our times. Marginal dampstaining on several leaves.
Cloth, ends of spine, and joints a little worn, inner hinges tender. With numerous penciled annotations, mostly critical, on a number of pages and on rear paste-down by a previous owner, in a very good lightly used dust jacket supplied from a later issue of the novel with some minor dust soiling & a few small chips and edge wear. The item "MAIN STREET SIGNED by SINCLAIR LEWIS First Edition, First Issue" is in sale since Friday, September 21, 2012. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
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- Binding: Hardcover w/Jacket
- Subject: Literature & Fiction
- Topic: Literature, Modern
- Special Attributes: 1st Edition
- Origin: American
- Year Printed: 1920