Item #41504 Born Rich. Hughes CORNELL.

Born Rich. New York: A. L. Burt and Co., (1924).

Early Reprint Edition. 'Born Rich is a story of Modern San Francisco [California], in which the principal characters, the young wife Chadyeane, and her husband, Jimmie Fairfax, each born rich and pleasure-loving, find that the primrose path of following their own desires leads into tragic circumstances. The bride returns from Paris to find that her husband has fallen under the lure of a strange woman, and she fights to possess him again with all the weapons of a clever and fascinating person. Has a young wife, who leaves her husband at work at home, and goes to Europe for her own amusement, the right to complain if, on her return, she finds her husband has sought the favors of other women?". Uncommon title with great Jazz Age dustjacket art. Basis for the 1924 black and white silent film directed by William Nigh and starring Claire Windsor and Bert Lytell. Near Fine in Good dustjacket, square inch sized chip at top rear panel, closed tears along top spine area and flap edges.

Price: $65.00

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