The Fifth Son of the Shoemaker. (Signed Copy).

The Fifth Son of the Shoemaker. (Signed Copy).

New York: Robert M. Mcbride & Company, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #30036

x, 282, [1]p. Black cloth stamped in gold on the front panel and the spine panel, top edge stained red, others uncut. Signed and inscribed on the front pastedown endpaper by Donald Corley: "To Peggy / of / Hollyhock / House / Sincerely, / Donald Corley." Also with a nice original drawing by the author on the front pastedown endpaper. Title page and dustjacket art by the author. A story, in the Cinderella style, of an old Muscovite family's rise from the cellars to the pinnacle of success. Previous owner's name on the flyleaf, lettering on the spine panel faded, a couple of pencil annotations in the margins. A very good copy in very good+ dustjacket with two minute, closed tears, light edge wear, and a crease to the rear panel. In Bleiler, 1948, p. 85.; Octavo; Signed by Author.

Price: $150.00