New York: First Edition Library, 1948. Facsimile of the first edition. Hardcover. 451 pp. Octavo. [19 cm]. Navy cloth over boards with orange stamped contrast lettering and border. With publisher's notes laid in. Housed in a grey slipcase with paper label reproductions mirroring the front and verso of dust jacket art pasted on. Fine. Item #62450
Originally published by Harcourt, Brace, and Howe, Lewis features a vivacious female protagonist eager to transform the Midwest small town she moves to with her husband after college. Lewis was the first American to win a Nobel prize for literature owing to his ability to craft fresh character arcs.