Item #75486 THE HUMAN COMEDY. William Saroyan.


New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed and dated by William Saroyan to H. Tatnall Brown, Jr., Dean of Haverford College, on the front flyleaf. The classic novel of a California family whose struggles and dreams reflect those of America's second-generation immigrants. The Human Comedy originated as a 240-page film script written for MGM. When the studio rejected his original 240-page treatment, Saroyan (1908-81) turned it into a novel. Later, he won the Academy Award for Best Story for the Clarence Brown film starring Mickey Rooney and Frank Morgan. Illustrated by Don Freeman. Octavo. Original light red cloth binding, with black stamping. Light bumping to the corners; else near fine in a near fine dust jacket with some very light edgewear. Zamorano Select 97. Near fine / Near fine. Item #75486

Price: $750.00

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