THE COMMON LAW. Robert W. Chambers.


New York: Grosset & Dunlap, circa 1931. Hardcover. Constance Bennett Edition, issued in conjunction with the 1931 American pre-Code romantic drama film starring Bennett, John McCrea, and Lew Cody. "This is the story of the love affairs of Louis Neville, an artist of aristocratic and snobbish ancestry, and Valerie West, a gently bred girl who comes to his studio seeking employment as a model." A photoplay edition, illustrated with scenes from the film, as well as drawings by Charles Dana Gibson. Octavo. Original orange cloth binding, with black stamping. Period previous owner's signature to the front flyleaf. The dust jacket is a trifle edgeworn, with some light fading and a small scuff to the spine; otherwise very good. Very good / Very good. Item #69701

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