27 April 2005
TARKINGTON, Booth (1869-1946). Penrod. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1914.
8o. Original pictorial blue cloth; dust jacket (some very minor dust soiling); quarter morocco slipcase. Provenance: Jean Hersholt (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE, with page viii so numbered and with the 3rd line from the bottom of p.19 reading "sence"; first issue jacket without the reviews on the rear panel. Peter Parley to Penrod 132. VERY SCARCE IN A DUST JACKET.
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