Monsieur Beaucaire

By: Tarkington, Booth

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Very Early Reprint. Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine and cover, decorated endpapers, t.e.g. nd (c. 1900). Illustrated with six full-page plates (including tissue-protected frontispiece) in decorative green borders by C. D. Williams and B&W decoration by Charles Edward Hooper. Newton Booth Tarkington (1869 - 1946) was an American novelist and dramatist best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novels "The Magnificent Ambersons" and "Alice Adams." This is his second book. Monsieur Beaucaire was adapted as a 1924 silent film drama based on the Booth Tarkington novel. Filmed at Paramount Studios in New York City, it was produced and directed by Sidney Olcott and starred Rudolph Valentino. It was later (1946) adapted as a comedy starring Bob Hope.. Tight and square; covers moderately soiled, spine sunned and faded, corners lightly bumped, all text and plates clean and bright. VERY GOOD.. B&W Plates. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (viii), 128, (2- adverts) pp

Title: Monsieur Beaucaire

Author Name: Tarkington, Booth

Illustrator: Illustrated by C. D. Williams; Charles Edward Hooper

Categories: Novels, Poetry & Literature, Illustrated Books, Literature, Fiction,

Edition: Later Printing

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: N.D.

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 6188

Keywords: Fiction; Literature; Illustrated Books; Novels; Comedy; Humor;