Price: 50.00 USD
New York: The Sun Dial Press, 1937. Small 8vo. Blue cloth with silver spine lettering and decorations. viii, 322pp. Frontispiece, line drawings, pictorial endpapers. Very good. Binding faintly edgeworn, with spine lightly sunned. Tight and decent edition issued in conjunction with the 1937 release of the Spencer Tracy/Lionel Barrymore/Freddie Bartholomew film treatment, featuring Bartholomew's portrait as Harvey Cheyne as frontispiece and endpapers a photo montage of film scenes. This was the childhood copy of future U.S. Senator from Illinois Adlai E. Stevenson III (b. 1930) -- son of the two-term Illinois governor and twice presidential candidate. His large, boldly pencilled 7-year-old ownership siognature graces the inner flyleaf.