Item #26746 The Girl From His Town. Marie VAN VORST.
The Girl From His Town

The Girl From His Town. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., (1910).

First Edition. Paul Meylan dustjacket art and F. Graham Cootes illustrations. The eponymous girl is Sarah Towney, a small-town soda-shop clerk with a splendid singing voice. Leaving her wealthy sweetheart Don Blair behind, Sarah embarks upon a theatrical career which transports her to London. Meanwhile, Don pays a visit to his British friend, Lord Galory, during which he falls under the spell of the Duchess of Breakwater, a mercenary adventuress. Fortunately, Sarah shows up in time to save Don from the Duchess' clutches, whereupon she realizes that she has never fallen out of love with him. Basis for the 1915 black and white silent film directed by Harry A. Pollard and starring Margarita Fischer and Carlton Griffin. Near Fine in attractive Very Good plus dustjacket, tiny chip at lower spine end.

Price: $300.00

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