DescriptionBooth Tarkington. The Gentleman from Indiana. New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., 1899. First edition, first issue, second binding. Signed, inscribed and dated by the author on the half-title page. Green cloth stamped in gilt and red. Top edge stained black with other edges uncut. Very good.
Octavo. 384 pages.
Very slightly bumped corners and spine ends, some rubbing and darkeneing to the spine with much of the gilt rubbing off. Small pencil notations on endpapers. A very good copy of the Pulitzer Prize winning author's first novel.
First edition, first issue, second binding points: Page 245 has both "eye" and "so pretty" signifying a first issue of the first edition. The ear of corn pointing downwards on the spine signifies a second binding.
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