Lot 177

Lewis (Sinclair)

Babbit, FIRST EDITION, inscribed by the author ‘To Dr and Mrs Ball, with the affection of Sinclair Lewis’ on flyleaf, bookplate, ‘Sample Copy’ stamped on titlepage, second state with corrections to text on p. 49, browning throughout, original blue cloth stamped in orange, fading to spine, 8vo, Harcourt Brace, New York, 1922.

***A pre-publication sample copy, presumably provided by the author for presentation.

Estimate: £300-£400