Scarce, advance proof of the the Pulitzer Prize winning author's first book.
This copy belonging to fellow novelist, Ellen Glasgow for review with her ownership initials appearing on the front cover. A nice association between these two prominent female writers.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1944). Wraps. 8vo. Printed plain wraps. ADVANCE PROOF. Spine wrinkled, are of chipping from lower end. Spine text faded. Small section of paper loss at upper, left front wrap. Rear panel detached, though present. Age toning consistent with age and fragile wartime production.
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