Five first editions
Sinclair Lewis, 1923-1947
LEWIS, Sinclair (1885-1951). Five first editions by Sinclair Lewis. New York: 1923-1947.

Five first editions, including a presentation copy, the signed, limited Arrowsmith, and a bright copy of Elmer Gantry in rare first binding state. Comprises: Arrowsmith. Harcourt, Brace, [1925]. Limited edition, signed, by the author, one of 500 large-paper copies signed. Quarter cloth, top edge gilt (lacking slipcase). * Elmer Gantry. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1927. Rare first issue, with the title misprinted as “Elmer Cantry” on the cloth spine. (Text block cracked before title.) * Dodsworth. Harcourt, Brace, 1929. * Cass Timberlane. Random House, 1945. (Price-clipped.) * Kingsblood Royal. Random House, 1947. Octavo. Presentation copy, inscribed and signed by the author to his editor at Random House: “To Saxe Commins, the finest person to sweat & swear thru all of thisexcept for / Sinclair Lewis / with too much gratitude even to be expressed.

Together, five volumes. Octavo. Original cloth and dust jackets except as noted above. (A couple of ownership inscriptions, some toning, especially to 1940s editions); overall excellent condition.
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