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    Theodore Dreiser. An American Tragedy. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925. First edition of this Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone title. Two octavo volumes. Publisher's full black cloth, front boards and spines stamped in gilt. Both volumes in the original dust jackets. Without the original slipcase. Cloth spines a bit sunned. Some rubbing, mild soiling to cloth bindings. Endleaves a bit toned, both rear pastedowns creased. Jacket of volume one with a tape repair to verso. Jacket spines toned and chipped. Jackets edgeworn, thumbsoiled, with some creasing, chipping and a few tears. Generally, a very good set. Basis for the 1951 film noir classic, A Place in the Sun, directed by George Stevens, and starring Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift.

    A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone.


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