Haines, William Wister SLIM
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1934. First edition, fourth printing. Last date on copyright page states: ''Reprinted October, 1934.'' Hardcover. Bright, crisp, very nearly fine copy in pale orange cloth with lettering and decorations stamped in blue, red top-edge coloring; in a price-clipped dust jacket with some mild edgewear and faint soiling, age-darkening to spine. A very nice copy!
Haines's notable debut, filmed in 1937 from the novelist's screenplay, with Henry Fonda, Pat O'Brien, and Jane Wyman. Illustrated (endsheets, binding, jacket, chapter heads) by Robert Lawson. This copy SIGNED and dated by the author to the title-page.