New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1951. First edition. A just about Fine copy of the book in like dust jacket. One of an unspecified limitation, signed by the author. Lower front corner bumped and spine gilt a trifle dulled. Dust jacket with minor wear at the front flap fold.
Overall an excellent copy of this National Book Award winning novel which has been names one of the 100 Best Novels of the 20th Century. When it was first released, this debut novel catapulted James Jones to literary fame and positioned him as a serious post-war author. From Here to Eternity follows several members of the U.S. infantry stationed in Hawaii leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor. Not long after its publication, it was adapted for both stage and screen, winning an Academy Award and pulling together a cast of luminaries includingBurt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, Donna Reed and Frank Sinatra. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. (Item #2630)