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Easton Press, Norwalk, CT. 1965. Sinclair Lewis "Main St". Part of prestigious The Collector's Library of Famous Editions collection. Beautifully illustrated and bound in full genuine leather. A rare collector's edition that is hard to find, especially in this very fine condition. Illustrations by Grant Wood with a special introduction by the author.
One of the most celebrated works of popular literature by a historical writer. A true classic for your home library or office. Includes the original NOTES FROM THE ARCHIVES.
Very Fine. A wonderful bright clean copy. Free of markings, writings, or stamps. No attached bookplates or indication of any removed. Tight spine. Not even a single scratch to the gilded page edges. Unread book.
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About Main Street
Carol Milford is a young, liberated woman from Saint Paul, Minnesota, who marries a small-town doctor named Will Kennicott. Persuaded to move to Gopher Prairie, her husbands home-town, Carol is horrified to find herself living in an ugly, back-water community. A satiric depiction of Carols attempt to raise the inhabitants of Gopher Prairie to her own smug level, Main Street is one of Sinclair Lewiss most significant works.
About the Author
Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1930, the first American novelist to be so honored. Born in Minnesota, he attended Yale University but left before graduation to work in Upton Sinclair's socialist colony at Helicon Hall in Englewood, New Jersey. Unable to make a living as a freelance writer, he returned to Yale and earned his degree. In 1914, he published his first novel, Our Mr. Wrenn: The Romantic Adventures of a Gentle Man. But it was not until his sixth novel, Main Street, that he won recognition as an important American novelist. His other major works include Babbitt, Arrowsmith, Elmer Gantry, Dodsworth, and It Can't Happen Here, which he also wrote as a play.
Lewis was a prolific writer, publishing dozens of books and innumerable articles throughout his career. Lloyd James has been narrating since 1996, has recorded over five hundred books in almost every genre, has earned six AudioFile Earphones Awards, and is a two-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award. His bestselling and most critically acclaimed performances include Elvis in the Morning by William F. Buckley, Jr., Ben Hur by Lew Wallace, Searching for Bobby Fischer by Fred Waitskin, and Mystic Warrior by Tracy and Laura Hickman. Lloyd's background as a performer includes extensive work in classical theater and folk music. He lives in Maryland with his wife and children.
A wonderful bright clean copy free of any markings, writings, or stamps. Sharp corners that have not been bumped. Unread book with tight binding. No bookplates attached or indication of any removed. The gilded page edges are free of any marks, scratches, or blemishes.
- Easton Press
- Easton Press (1965)
- Full Genuine Leather
- 1965 First Edition
- Very Fine