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Dodsworth. by  Sinclair  Vita; LEWIS - First Edition - 1929 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 126737)


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Dodsworth.: A Novel.

by SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita; LEWIS, Sinclair

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company,, 1929. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine and front cover lettered in blue on an orange background, front cover also lettered in orange. Spine and covers slightly faded and rubbed, spine ends a little worn and frayed, slight wear to a couple of tips, a few marks to covers, front hinge sometime repaired, closed tears to pp. 121-2 and pp. 239-40 with previous neat tape repairs. A very good copy. First edition, first printing, presentation copy with a fine literary association, inscribed by the author to Vita Sackville-West and her diplomat husband Harold Nicolson, "Dear Vita & Harold, all our love, Sinclair Lewis", on the front free endpaper. Lewis was the first American to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, in the year after the publication of this book.


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About Peter Harrington

Since its establishment, Peter Harrington has specialised in sourcing, selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. Peter Harrington first began selling rare books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road. For the past twenty years the business has been run by Pom Harrington, Peter's son.


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