29 June 2005
WARREN, Robert Penn (1905-1989). All the King's Men. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Company, 1946.
8o. Original maroon cloth (some minor dampstaining, some minor wear at spine ends); pictorial dust jacket (restored with some work in facsimile); quarter morocco folding case.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY WARREN on the title-page. This copy is an advance review copy, with the review notice tipped-in to front endpaper. Warren won a Pulitzer Prize for his novel about a corrupt Southern governor, and it was the basis for a 1949 film starring Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, and Mercedes McCambridge. The movie won an Academy Award for Best Picture.
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