Item #L050391 Babbitt. Sinclair Lewis.


Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very Good / Good. Item #L050391

First edition, first issue of the celebrated novel concerning the moral dilemmas faced by the eponymous middle-class salesman; with 'Purdy' for 'Lyte' (page 49, line 4) and 'my fellow human' (page 49, line 5). Dedicated to Edith Wharton. Slight rubbing and browning to covers (cloth); previous owner's ink signature and inscription on front attached endpaper; slight internal browning to edges and endpapers; DJ has some chips and tears to edges which are repaired and reinforced with tape. DJ may be later state. [6], 401, [7] pages.

Price: $650.00

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