Polly Preferred, A Comedy Romance of Faith and Salesmanship [HOLLYWOOD NOVEL]. New York: H. K. Fly Company, (1923).
First Edition. Maginel Wright Barney [Frank Lloyd Wright's sister] dustjacket art and frontispiece. Humorous novel of an out of work salesman who decides the perfect commodity is charming Polly Brown, whose acting career he promotes to movie investors and business tycoons until Polly is the toast of Hollywood. Missed by Anthony Slide's 'Hollywood Novel'. Bolton was a popular screenwriter during the 1920's and 30's. Polly Preferred served as the basis for a six month Broadway performance at the Little Theatre starring William Harrigan and Genevieve Tobin. Near Fine (floral decorative cloth) in Good only dustjacket, chipped at spine ends and flap corners, verso of spine with paper-tape, top inch of front panel lacking, worn spine edges.