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LEWIS, SINCLAIR

LEWIS, SINCLAIR

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1 Original Program For the Advance Press Screening of the Film Elmer Gantry
Los Angeles United Artists 1960 
Film director Peter Bogdanovich's copy given to him when he was a film critic. With Bogdanovich's ownership stamp. 8 pages, creased from folding. Illustrated. With cast and production information. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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2 BLOOMGARDEN, HENRY S Dorothy and Red. A Play
Reston, Virginia n.d. (1977) 
First Edition.105 page photomechanically reproduced script brad bound in stiff wrappers. This copy belonged to actress Nancy Kelly and she has signed the title page: “Final Draft. N. Kelly.” Nancy Kelly starred as the mother in The Bad Seed on Broadway and in the motion picture version. This is an unpublished play about the stormy relationship between Sinclair Lewis and his wife Dorothy Thompson. Laid in is piece of paper with the autographs of Sinclair Lewis and Dorothy Thompson. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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3 DRAKE, WILLIAM A. (ED.) American Criticism, 1926
New York Harcourt Brace 1926 
First Edition. Ownership signature. Very good copy with some slight edge wear and minor darkening to the paper labels at the spine and front board in a heavily chipped and torn lightly dust soiled dust jacket with a striking art deco design on the front panel. A collection of literary criticism chosen from periodicals and newspapers which appeared between June, 1925 and June, 1926. With Sinclair Lewis' “Self-Conscious America” from The American Mercury. Includes works by Henry Seidel Canby “Anon is Dead,” Joseph Wood Krutch “Vagabonds,” Archibald MacLeish “Santayana, the Poet,” H.L. Mencken “The Last New Englander,” Gilbert Seldes “The Singular - Although dual - Eminence of Ring Lardner,” Carl Van Doren “Lucifer from Nantucket,” Edmund Wilson “The All-Star Literary Vaudeville,” and more. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 FORSTER, E.M Sinclair Lewis Interprets America
N.p. Harvard Press for Private distribution by Harvey Taylor 1932 
First Edition. Limited to one hundred copies. Staplebound pamphlet, 5 1/4” x 6”. Signed presentation copy from Harvey Taylor to his mother, inscribed: “For my Mother Taylor. Sincerely, Harvey Taylor.” Fine copy of a rare pamphlet. English novelist E.M. Forster's celebration of Sinclair Lewis' literary skill and distinctly American point of view. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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5 MORLEY, CHRISTOPHER (INTR.) The Panorama of Modern Literature. Contributed by Thirty-One Great Modern Writers
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1934 
First Edition. Very good copy with minor edge wear, some slight dampstaining to the exterior, and a bit of rippling to the cloth at the rear board in a lightly used and dust soiled dust jacket with some chips and small tears. A collection of short works, including the first book appearance of Sinclair Lewis' “Dollar Chasers,” as well as pieces by Aldous Huxley, Edna Ferber, H.G. Wells, A. Conan Doyle, Pearl S. Buck, E.B. White, P.G. Wodehouse, Noel Coward, James Thurber, Edgar Wallace, Arnold Bennett, Don Marquis, Dorothy Parker, and more. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 SCHORER, MARK Sinclair Lewis. An American Life
New York McGraw-Hill 1961 
First Edition. Signed presentation copy from Mark Schorer, inscribed by the author: “For Susan and Norman, affectionately, Mark Schorer. 9/28/61.” Illustrated. Massive (867 pages) biography of the great American writer, Sinclair Lewis. With a comprehensive bibliography. One corner very slightly bumped, else a fine sound copy in a very good dust jacket with some small chips and tiny tears and a hint of dust soiling to the rear panel. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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