8 April 2003
WALLACE, Edgar and Merian C. COOPER. King Kong. Novelization by Delos W. Lovelace. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1932.
8o. Original green cloth, crimson lettering on front cover and spine, decorated endpapers with photographic illustrations from the movie (some light soiling along lower edge of covers); pictorial dust jacket, with publisher's advertisement on verso (few small chips at extremities, ownership signature in ink under title on front panel, pencilled title under author's names, remains of old tape repair on verso at head of spine). Provenance: H.C. Winter (signature on endpaper; bookplate pasted on half-title with ink-stamp; ink notes on half-title).
FIRST EDITION of one of the greatest Beauty and the Beast tales ever composed.
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