Paddy-The-Next-Best-Thing (Paddy The Next Best Thing). Gertrude PAGE.

Paddy-The-Next-Best-Thing (Paddy The Next Best Thing). New York: Frederick A. Stokes, (1916).

Presumed First Edition, no statement. "If Paddy wasn't like the boy her doting old father had longed for, he had to admit she was 'the next best thing,' with her headstrong, devil may care, tomboy ways, her warm little Irish heart and her roguish tongue". Basis for two films: An English 1923 black and white silent production directed by Graham Cutts and starring Mae Marsh and Darby Foster AND the 1933 Hollywood Fox Film feature directed by Harry Lachman and starring Janet Gaynor and Warner Baxter. A Best seller in England at the time, uncommon as an American edition. Near Fine in Good rather edge chipped dustjacket, some fading to front panel, remnants of sticker price at rear panel.

Price: $150.00

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