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Sinclair Lewis

A Descriptive Bibliography, Second Edition

Sinclair Lewis, celebrated author of Babbitt and Main Street, wrote more than twenty novels in the course of his prolific career, most of which went through several editions over the years. This is the definitive descriptive bibliography of the Lewis catalog, now available with a new biographical essay and dozens of additional entries. A full chapter is devoted to each novel, including close-up photos of covers and spines as well as comprehensive information about original publishers, prices, print runs, and bindings. Stephen R. Pastore’s book will be an invaluable book collector’s and scholar’s guide to the identification of original Lewis volumes. 

350 pages | 110 halftones | 6 x 9 | © 2009

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Table of Contents

Introduction
 
The Books
1    Hike and the Aeroplane - (1912)
2    Our Mr. Wrenn - (1914)
3    The Trail of the Hawk - (1915)
4    The Job - (1914)
5    The Innocents - (1917) 
6    Free Air - (1919)
7    Main Street- (1920)
8    Babbitt - (1922)
9    Arrowsmith First Edition; Limited Edition - (1925)
10  Arrowsmith First Trade Edition; Second Edition - (1925)
11  John Dos Passos’ "Manhattan Transfer" - (1926)
12  Mantrap - (1926)
13  Elmer Gantry - (1927)
14  The Man Who Knew Coolidge - (1928)
15  Dodsworth - (1929)
16  Keep Out of the Kitchen - (1929)
17  Cheap and Contented Labor - (1929)
18  Sinclair Lewis on The Valley of the Moon - (1932)
19  Launcelot - (1932)
20  Ann Vickers - (1933)
21  Work of Art - (1934)
22  Jayhawker - (1935)
23  Selected Short Stories of Sinclair Lewis - (1932)
24  It Can’t Happen Here - (1935)
25  It Can’t Happen Here: A New Version - (1935)
26  The Prodigal Parents - (1938)
27  Bethel Merriday - (1940)
28  Gideon Planish - (1943)
29  Cass Timberlane - (1945)
30  Kingsblood Royal - (1947)
31  Kingsblood Royal Limited Edition - (1947)
32  The God-Seeker - (1949)
33  World So Wide - (1951)
34  From Main Street to Stockholm: Letters of Sinclair Lewis 1919-1930 - (1949)
35  A Sinclair Lewis Reader: The Man from Main Street Selected Essays and Other Writings 1904-1950 - (1953)
36  Tennis As I Play It by Maurice McLoughlin - (1915)
 
Collected Works
39  The Complete Works of Sinclair Lewis in 24 volumes - (1984)
 
The Ephemera
Why Sinclair Lewis Got the Nobel Prize by Erik Axel Karlfeldt and Address by Sinclair Lewis - (1930)
A Letter to the Critics - (1931)
Our Literary Ambassador - (1931)
 
Miscellaney
Dustwrappers
Reprints
Signatures, Inscriptions and Association Copies
Miscellaneous Photographs

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