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Monsieur Beaucaire [*SIGNED* by the author and the co-star of the film]

by Tarkington, Booth

First Edition Thus

Price: $500.00
from: ReadInk

  • Seller Inventory #: 23433
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Very Good in Very Good dj
  • Edition: First Edition Thus
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: [1924] (c.1900)
  • Keywords: Silent Films, Rudolph Valentino, Signed

New York: Grosset & Dunlap. Very Good in Very Good dj. [1924] (c.1900). First Edition Thus. Hardcover. [light wear to cloth at top and bottom of book, faint dampstain on bottom edge of text block; jacket a bit edgeworn, slight paper loss at lower spine extremities, a ragged closed tear (almost invisible) extending from the top rear hinge across the spine to about two inches from the top of the front hinge]. (6 sepia-toned stills, plus 2 on endpapers) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the verso of the frontispiece illustration: "Inscribed with / great pleasure for / Miss Bebe Daniels / Booth Tarkington / May 1924"; and additionally SIGNED by Bebe Daniels herself, in pencil, on the ffep. The "Rudolph Valentino Edition," a tie-in ("photoplay edition") with the 1924 Paramount film, produced and directed by Sidney Olcott, that starred Valentino, Daniels, and Lois Wilson. (Daniels and Wilson are depicted in a romantic clinch on the rear jacket panel.) Laid in is a small advertising herald for the film. Signed by Author .