The Little French Girl. [Extremely scarce first state; one of 3 copies]

By: SEDGWICK, Anne Douglas

Price: $400.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fine


1st ed., 8vo. 378 pp. Lower edge of text block untrimmed; Green cloth; spine & upper cover lettered in black. Lower edge of spine lightly rubbed, otherwise fine. Laid in is the following note. “This is a copy of the very rare first issue of The Little French Girl having “A” in the title on the spine [and cover] instead of “The” this is one of only three advance copies. This information is given on the authority of Mr. Michael Sadlier (a director of Constable, who published the book.)” The tale of a young French traveling to England in quest of a suitable marriage, and her struggle with the different social standards. Basis for the 1929 film directed by Herbert Brown. Anne Douglas Sedgwick (1873 –1935) was an American-born British writer. Her novels explored the contrast in values between Americans and Europeans. In 1931, she was elected to the United States National Institute of Arts and Letters. Four of her books were on the New York Times list of bestselling novels in the United States for 1912, 1924, 1927, and 1929. No dust jacket, as issued. [There was a dust jacket when ultimately published.]

Title: The Little French Girl. [Extremely scarce first state; one of 3 copies]

Author Name: SEDGWICK, Anne Douglas

Categories: Fiction, Film, Television, Theater, Literature, Young Adult,

Edition: 1st ed.

Publisher: London, Constable : 1924

Book Condition: Fine

Item: 2.00 lbs

Seller ID: k190118f