Title JOHN: FILM STAR
Book Condition Nearly fine, with owner's dated (1939) inscription to front endsheet, mild offsetting to endsheets; jacket shows edgewear, nicking, chipping to spine ends, closed tear and crease to front, light soiling; but the jacket art is amazingly bright and intact.
Edition First edition. Exquisitely illustrated in black-and-white (line drawings within) and color (4 plates and jacket) by Jack Matthew and Maximilen Vox.
Publisher London/Edinburgh/Paris/Melbourne/Toronto/New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., (1937).
Seller ID 39066.00
"Novel for boys" about a young English schoolboy on holiday in Paris who takes part in a film about the French Revolution. Extraordinary copy of a scarce title by an author best known for her historical romance of French Canada, QUIETLY MY CAPTAIN WAITS.
Juvenile Fiction. Boys' Fiction. Hollywood Fiction. French Revolution.