29 June 2005
PUZO, Mario (1920-1999). The Godfather. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1969.
8o. Original gilt-decorated two-toned cloth; dust jacket, fine; custom quarter morocco folding case with onlaid morocco and cloth design based on dust jacket.
FIRST EDITION of Puzo's extraordinary novel which takes us inside the violent society of the Mafia underworld and its gang wars. It was the basis for the 1972 film starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, and directed by Francis Ford Coppola. The movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture, Best Script, and Best Actor, and is considered the greatest mob movie of all time.
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