THE FRIENDLY PERSUASION. Jessamyn West.

THE FRIENDLY PERSUASION

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co, (1945). First edition. Hardcover. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front endpaper: "For Melba Bennett / a friend of Philip McCormick's / Jessamyn West." With the bookplate of Melba Bennett to the front pastedown (as well as a neat bookstore stamp from Napa, California). Basis for the big screen film (1956) directed by William Wyler that starred Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire and Anthony Perkins. Nominated for six Oscars. From the collection of California bibliopile and author (The Robinson Jeffers bio) Melba Berry Bennett. A near fine copy in what would be a bright near fine dust jacket, but has a few small chips around the spine crown. Item #13374

Price: $500.00

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