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    John P. Marquand. The Late George Apley. A Novel in Form of a Memoir. Boston: Little, Brown, Company, 1937. First edition. Octavo. vi, 354 pages. Publisher's grayish-blue cloth, front board and spine ruled and lettered in gilt, top edge stained red, in dust original jacket. Leaves of text-block showing faint vertical lines throughout caused by over-lubrication of the presses and a common, if not universal, flaw for this book. Otherwise, a beautiful, nearly fine copy with only trivial soiling to the dust jacket. Winner of the 1938 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and source material for the 1947 Twentieth Century-Fox film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.

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