New York and London: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1917. First edition. A Fine copy of the book with offsetting on the end pages from the dust jacket, otherwise clean and fresh. In a Very Good copy of the scarce dust jacket, lacking a chip from the top of the spine, affecting the "E" in "THE", and generally toned from pale green to tan. Old amateur tape reinforcements along the edges and spine folds.
Lewis' fourth book and his first work of serious fiction, following a woman working in a man's world. The novel is an early call for equality between men and women in the workplace. After this work, Lewis would continue on to a successful and lasting career as one of the major American authors from the early to mid twentieth century. In 1930, Lewis became the first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Additional images available upon request. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. (Item #570)