God's Little Acre (Modern Library #51.2)

By: CALDWELL, Erskine

Price: $26.50

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Book Condition: Poor in Good dust jacket


Stated First Modern Library edition, 1934 (confirmed). A reprint edition of Mr. Caldwell's rollicking, humorous novel, featuring eccentric Southern farmers. This work was so controversial that it was banned in Boston and New York, and the author was arrested for disseminating 'pornography'. With a new foreword by the author. A New York court filing declaring the legality of this work is appended. --- In Toledano spine 7 / blue balloon cloth / limp boards / gilt cover & spine lettering & decorations / dark topstain / orange Kent endpapers / jacket style e, verso lists 225 titles in ML catalog. ML #51.2. --- A heavily-used former rental library copy, with broken binding at front of volume, which has been repaired with white cloth tape. Also with partial splits to the binding and rusty soiling to be found at various locations. Much of the spine gilding has flaked away. Volume wrapped in olive rental library wrapper (inside the Modern Library jacket). Jacket with chips, tears and soiling but mostly intact and in removable mylar protector. This scarce item normally priced much higher than this severely damaged copy. ; Ex-Library; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); ix, 303, (14) pages

Title: God's Little Acre (Modern Library #51.2)

Author Name: CALDWELL, Erskine

Categories: >>Classic Fiction, Literature, >>Modern Library Editions,

Edition: First Edition Thus

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1936

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Poor in Good dust jacket

Stock No.: 83064