First printing of the "most ambitious of John O'Hara's novels" (front flap), the basis for the 1960 film starring Paul Newman.
Very good in very good jacket.
FROM THE TERRACE
Following the life of a young man as he goes to Princeton, builds an aviation business, and joins Wall Street, all during the turbulent years of the First and Second World Wars.
New York: Random House, (1958). 8.5'' x 5.75''. Original blue cloth stamped in gilt, black-stamped spine label. In original unclipped ($6.95) color pictorial dust jacket designed by Philip Grushkin. Blue topstain, fore-edge machine deckle. , 897,  pages. Ink owner name on front free endpaper. Some rubbing and soil to book. Jacket with consistent but light edgewear; color bright.
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