Item #2283716 Anthony Adverse. Hervey Allen.

Anthony Adverse

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., 1933. McNab, Allan. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Good. Item #2283716

First edition, first state (p. 352, line 6: Xaxier; p. 397, line 22: found found; p. 1086, line 18: blacksmith ship). Includes original jacket in good condition (unclipped, $3.00 list price on front flap). Jacket toned, minimal loss from jacket spine head, a few closed 1/2 inch tears along edges.

1224 pp. 8vo. The novel which inspired the 1936 Academy Award winning film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Fredric March and Olivia de Havilland. "From the publication of his Ballads of the Border in 1916, when he was in the National Guard serving on the Mexican Border, Hervey Allen has been a colorful figure among American writers. His war diary Toward the Flame was recognized as one of the most vivid of the American accounts of active service in France. His Israfel: The Life and Times of Edgar Poe was generally recognized as the definitive work on the subject. His several volumes of poetry have been widely praised."

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