[spine turned, moderate wear to cloth at extremities, slight bump to top front corner, vintage bookseller's label (Paul Edler & Co., San Francisco) on rear pastedown; jacket heavily edgeworn, various tiny chips and tears, wrinkling/creasing with minor paper loss at top of spine, soiling along edge of front flap]. Scrappy and moderately racy romance, of the sort that Clarke specialized in; this one is about a college student whose "only books are women's looks," but who decides to rough it for a time as a sea-going lumberman, before becoming a New York newpaper reporter (shades of the a... View More...
New York, Grosset & Dunlap (see notes):  (c.1931)
Edition: 1st printing thus
Seller ID: 21101
Condition: Good+ in Fair dj
[some wear to bottom edges of covers and spine ends, slight bumping to bottom corners, light soiling to edges of text block, 1934 gift inscription (non-authorial) on front pastedown; jacket heavily edgeworn, small ragged chip at top of front panel, a little paper loss at lower right corner of front panel and at spine extremities, various scuffs, creases, etc.]. Cheap-ass photoplay edition (with only a single still, the frontispiece, depicting stars Lew Ayres and Mae Clarke), no doubt reflecting necessary Depression-induced economies at the time the book (and movie) appeared in March 1932. Th... View More...