THE ROMANCE OF ROSY RIDGE. MacKinlay Kantor, Will Crawford, novel, illustrations.


New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1937. First Edition. Kantor's short novel about a rural community still bitterly divided in the aftermath of the Civil War. Basis for Roy Rowland's 1947 film starring Van Johnson and Thomas Mitchell, and the debut vehicle for both Janet Leigh and Gail Davis. Item #1856

First Printing. Octavo; oatmeal-colored cloth, with titles, rule, and pictorial elements stamped in dark brown on spine and front cover; brown topstain; dustjacket; 96pp; illus. Offset from binders glue to gutters and joints, else a fresh, Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $1.25), with a few pinpoint rubs to extremities, else bright and Fine.

Price: $200.00