Item #25749 Scattergood Baines. Clarence Budington KELLAND.

Scattergood Baines. New York: Harper and Brothers, (1921).

Early or First Edition, L-V code at copyright page (November, 1921), but no date at title page. "The most remarkable ideas on marriage, feuds, reformation of railroads and legislatures. Carrying out his ideas too, with real New England shrewdness". One of Kelland's most popular characters. Photographic front dustjacket panel and frontis inspires some speculation that this might be a photoplay or theatre edition, though no movie or play appears to have been made contemporaneously with the book coming out. Basis for the 1941 feature film directed by Christy Cabanne and starring Guy Kibbee and Carol Hughes. Near Fine but for contemporary gift inscription at front endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket, shallow chips at top spine end, mild wear.

Price: $250.00

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