New York: Scribner's, 1911. Hardcover. First edition. First edition, first printing. A near fine copy in publisher's red cloth, stamped in gold. Some darkening to the jacket spine. First Issue, with "wearily" unbroken on penultimate line p.135 and top edge gilt. With four pages of advertisements at the rear of the book. The sad story of Ethan Frome who finds himself trapped in a marriage and his unsuccessful and tragic attempt to escape it. Comes with facsimile dust jacket.
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. One of the 20th century's Great American Novels. The first printing with the six textural variants for the printing as called for by Bruccoli: "chatter" on page 60, line 16; "northern" on page 119, line 22; "it's" on page 165, line 16; "away" on page 165, line 29; "sick in tired" on page 205, line 9-10; "Union Street station" on page 211, line 7-8. This is a very good copy (some foxing, mostly the first and last few pages; gilt is dull but legible; very minor stain towards the bottom of the fore-edges. Cloth covered boards are essentially clean, hinges sound; front pastedown has 2-inch tear; nice, tight text. Slight spine lean. Included is a facsimile dust jacket.
New York: Little Brown and Co., 1929. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Light edge wear to the front panel of the dust jacket and chipping at the head and food of the jacket spine. A rather nice copy of this 1929 best seller about the tragedy and futility of war in general and World War I in particular. This is the first state jacket with the price of $2.50 net on the front jacket flap and stated first printing on the copyright page.