THE GENERAL DIED AT DAWN. Charles Booth.
THE GENERAL DIED AT DAWN
THE GENERAL DIED AT DAWN

THE GENERAL DIED AT DAWN

London: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Clifford Odets based his screenplay for the 1936 American film starring Gary Cooper and Madeleine Carroll on this novel, which was unpublished at the time. The story concerns a mercenary who is lured in by a beautiful American girl while trying to keep arms from getting to a vicious warlord in mainland China. This copy is inscribed by Booth on a prefatory blank leaf. Octavo. Original black cloth binding, with red titles. Faint spot to the bottom edge. In the uncommon dust jacket, which is a bit browned along the extremities, with a half-inch chip to the spine head, a bit of nonarchival ink restoration, and some neat brown paper reinforcement to the verso; otherwise very good. Very good / Very good. Item #69423

Price: $600.00

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