Show Boat. Edna FERBER.
Show Boat
Show Boat

Show Boat

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1926. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 5 1/8 X 7 5/8 Inches. 398 PP. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #5735

First trade edition of Ferber's epic bestseller, beautifully housed in a custom clamshell box.

Original cloth a bit toned at edges, else a fine copy. DJ unrestored with a few light chips to edges. Tear to front flap, but remnant of original $2.00 price present. Basis for the 1927 Ziegfield musical by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein. Basis for the Paul Robeson and later Ava Gardner films as well. Bookseller label rear endpaper recto.

Price: $350.00

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