Rare First Edition Of Richard Yates Powerful First Novel Revolutionary Road; Inscribed And Dated By Him

  • Revolutionary Road.

Revolutionary Road.


Item Number: 41090

Boston: Little, Brown, 1961.

First edition of the author’s first book. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Richard Yates on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.

"Revolutionary Road is the The Great Gatsby of my time. One of the best books written by a member of my generation" (Kurt Vonnegut). "If more is needed to make a masterpiece in modern American fiction I don't know what it is" (Tennessee Williams). Chosen by Time as one of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to the present. Adapted in 2008 to film, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.

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