29 June 2005
DAVIES, Valentine (1905-1961). Miracle on 34th Street. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Company, 1947.
8o. Original terra-cotta cloth (some light dampstaining); pictorial dust jacket (some minor darkening); elaborate quarter morocco folding case with onlays of Santa Claus and his reindeer on the upper cover.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED by Davies, Edmund Gwenn, who starred as Kris Kringle in the film, and George Seatton, who directed the film. This 1934 Christmas classic was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.
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