UNSPEAKABLE GENTLEMAN. J. P. Marquand.

UNSPEAKABLE GENTLEMAN.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. First edition. Hardcover. Lacking the dust jacket, but a first edition of the author's first book. Frontispiece by A. I. Keller. Bookplate and blindstamp of writer/producer and voice actor, Carey Wilson, whose screenplays include Ben-Hur (1925), Mutiny on The Bounty (1935), and The Great Heart (1938). His credits as producer include Green Dolphin Street. Wilson was one of the 36 Hollywood pioneers who founded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1927. Marquand, won a Pulitzer in 1938 for The Late Great George Apley and he also created the Mr. Moto spy series. Very good tight copy in blue cloth, spine dulled. Item #ESB11506

Price: $150.00

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