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Illustrated Antique Book, "Babbitt, Sinclair Lewis c.1924, Vintage Grosset Dunlap Photoplay, Americana Books, Literary Classics Gift, FUN

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Illustrated Antique Book: "Babbitt", by Sinclair Lewis, published in 1924 by Grosset & Dunlap.

This is a "very good minus" book in a scarce original vintage "good plus" dust wrapper.

The book binding is tight, with intact hinges/gutters. The blank end papers are free from any writing, names marks. A few spots, but nothing significant. There are no loose pages, no folded corners, no tears. The glossy frontispiece and 7 internal plates featuring stills from the 1924 film are all present. The text edges are uniform, a few small scuffs on the outer edge, with the top edge being "dusty" (see images). The orange titles and design are bright, unrubbed. The board corners are square with perhaps just a hint of wear at the very tips. The spine head and heel are bumped. The pages themselves are bright and have little or no signs of tanning on edges. There is some white staining on the back board

The original, unclipped scarce dust jacket is intact, no writing or labels. Has general surface and edge wear, some chipping and small losses on the spine and back lower edge. There is a 3/4" closed tear at back top at the letter "A" in the title, and another at the bottom below the lead lady. Appears moderately tanned overall. Not a perfect jacket, but still pleasing. Now preserved in a removable archival sleeve for proper presentation.

This is a really nice vintage copy of a much loved American Classic! It will make a wonderful gift for an aspiring reader or bibliophile or maybe even just look great in your library!


Will ship carefully packaged and fully insured.


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NOTE: We have many thousands more titles not currently listed as we are a full time bookseller selling on other online venues and in person.

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Illustrated Antique Book: "Babbitt", by Sinclair Lewis, published in 1924 by Grosset & Dunlap.

This is a "very good minus" book in a scarce original vintage "good plus" dust wrapper.

The book binding is tight, with intact hinges/gutters. The blank end papers are free from any writing, names marks. A few spots, but nothing significant. There are no loose pages, no folded corners, no tears. The glossy frontispiece and 7 internal plates featuring stills from the 1924 film are all present. The text edges are uniform, a few small scuffs on the outer edge, with the top edge being "dusty" (see images). The orange titles and design are bright, unrubbed. The board corners are square with perhaps just a hint of wear at the very tips. The spine head and heel are bumped. The pages themselves are bright and have little or no signs of tanning on edges. There is some white staining on the back board

The original, unclipped scarce dust jacket is intact, no writing or labels. Has general surface and edge wear, some chipping and small losses on the spine and back lower edge. There is a 3/4" closed tear at back top at the letter "A" in the title, and another at the bottom below the lead lady. Appears moderately tanned overall. Not a perfect jacket, but still pleasing. Now preserved in a removable archival sleeve for proper presentation.

This is a really nice vintage copy of a much loved American Classic! It will make a wonderful gift for an aspiring reader or bibliophile or maybe even just look great in your library!


Will ship carefully packaged and fully insured.


Be sure to browse our entire online collection of carefully selected vintage literature, science fiction, fantasy and mystery books!

Mystery, Fantasy and Fiction: http://etsy.me/2cLIP2I

Classic Science Fiction: http://etsy.me/2ds3XxV

All Things Tolkien: http://etsy.me/2dApeBn

Nancy Drew Awesomeness: http://etsy.me/2dDUmTv

TV and Film Tie-In Books: http://etsy.me/2ds5lR8

Custom Themed Spiral Notebooks: http://etsy.me/2daGrl5

Classic Literature, Bios and History: http://etsy.me/2dskm0T

Vintage Ephemera and Tourism Papers: http://etsy.me/2daqGMH

Pop Culture, Vinyl and "In-Betweens": http://etsy.me/2dDU6nF

MSS Hudson River Valley Photographic Art Prints: http://etsy.me/2dlNlCx

NOTE: We have many thousands more titles not currently listed as we are a full time bookseller selling on other online venues and in person.

LOOKING FOR A PARTICULAR TITLE / EDITION OF SOMETHING? ASK - WE VERY WELL MAY HAVE IT IN STOCK!

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