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Arrowsmith

"A PAGAN NOVEL FOR A PAGAN WORLD": ONE OF ONLY 500 SIGNED COPIES

LEWIS, Sinclair. Arrowsmith. New York, 1925.

Signed limited first edition of what many consider Lewis' greatest novel, number 1 of only 500 large-paper copies signed by him. An excellent association copy, owned by Ellen Knowles Eayrs-Harcourt, wife of Lewis' publisher Alfred Harcourt, who in a page and a half inscription describes advancing Lewis and his friend, science writer Paul de Kruif, $1000 from her personal account for de Kruif to get married before the two men set out for a year-long trip to research the book that would become Arrowsmith, with the check she made out to de Kruif endorsed on the verso by both Lewis and de Kruif tipped to the front pastedown. $14,000.

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Elmer Gantry

"WHAT IS LOVE?… IT IS THE MORNING AND THE EVENING STAR": FIRST EDITION OF ELMER GANTRY

LEWIS, Sinclair. Elmer Gantry. New York, 1927.

First edition, very scarce first issue of the controversial bestseller by Nobel laureate Sinclair Lewis, whose works "changed the shape of American culture" (New York Times), in original dust jacket. $4000.

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