The Gentleman from Indiana


1 in stock


Bound in original pictorial cloth with ear of corn facing upright on backstrip. Former owners name and small stamp inside front cover . First edition, first issue of authors’ first book. Points: P. 245, line 12, last word “eye”; line 16, “so pretty.” P. 291, line 7, reads “brainy bumps”. P. 342, line 23, reads “brain of Zeus.” Sligh t tear to upper spine along outer front joint, extending 1 1/2″ from top. With clipped signature of Booth Tarkington, on card stock, laid-in. But for tear along out joint a Very good copy. Blanck p.48 9.

Additional information

Book Author

Tarkington, Booth


Doubleday and McClure

Publish Year

Publish Place

New York


8vo – over 7¾" – 9¾" tall

Book Condition

Jacket Condition

Binding Type

Decorative Cloth


Signature Type

Signed by Author(s)