London: Heinemann, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #26361
296pp. Maroon cloth lettered in silver on the spine. 1961 winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Basis for the 1962 Robert Mulligan movie featuring Gregory Peck and John Megna. The movie won three Oscars: Best Actor, Best Writing, and Best Art Direction. Name and date on the front free endpaper, small spot to the top edge of one of the leaves, extremely faint spot to fore edge. Still a bright, near fine copy in very good dustjacket with a touch of fading to the spine panel, a few tiny chips to the edges, and a faint stain to the verso of the front panel. Cover art by Fratini. An appealing copy of a classic of American literature. ; Octavo.