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    Erskine Caldwell. God's Little Acre. New York: The Viking Press, 1933. First edition, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title to a California bookseller: "For Dora Ingram / with the best wishes of / Erskine Caldwell / Culver City / June 22nd 1933." Octavo (7.5 x 5 inches; 190 x 130 mm.). [vi], 303, [3, blank] pages. Publisher's black cloth, front board and spine stamped in brown and green; in original dust jacket. Cloth spine with bumping and some wear at edges; some edgewear and bumping to boards near spine; some toning to endleaves; some offsetting to endleaves; final blank starting to split in gutter. Dust jacket faintly toned with some rubbing and occasional wear. Very good. A controversial novel upon release, and one Caldwell's best known works. Source for the 1958 Anthony Mann film starring Robert Ryan. From the James C. Seacrest Collection.

    More Information: Laid-in is a brief note of provenance from the recipient on the verso of her stationery; the sheet is torn in half, but the note is complete.

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