Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925.
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925. First edition. Scarce first state with "Divine" on contents page. Book Very Good+ on account of newspaper clippings tipped in (all relating to the book). In a well-worn, Good-only jacket which shows significant chipping along the top of the front panel and spine ends. Priced $1.75.
A comic novel about the roaring 20s and a runaway best seller. Inspired in part by H. L. Mencken and supported by him. Edith Wharton declared it was "The great American novel." There have been numerous adaptations for stage and screen, the most famous being the 1953 film starring Marilyn Monroe where she sang "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend." Very Good + in Good dust jacket. (Item #908)