THE OLD MAID Dramatized by Zoe Akins from the Novel by Edith Wharton
[Wharton, Edith] Akins, Zoe.
Price: 45.00 USD
New York: D.Appleton-Century Company, 1935, First edition. Second printing. Crown 8vo, 188pp; navy blue cloth stamped in gold front and spine; pictorial dust jacket with a still from the New York production with Judith Anderson and Helen Mencken at the front panel and an extended quote from a review by Stark Young at the back. Light wear to tips and ends; ownership stamp front pastedown; offsetting to front free endpaper (from something laid in); owner's ticket rear pastedown. Jacket worn (as usual) with shallow chipping at the spinal ends and along front flap fold. About very good. Zoe Akins received a Pulitzer for her adaptation of Edith Wharton's novella. The play was later made into a film with Bette Davis and Miriam Hopkins.