First Edition of Serenade; Lengthily Inscribed by James Cain
Cain, James M.$650.00
Item Number: 305
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937.
First edition. Octavo, original black cloth with titles to the spine and front panel in silver. Inscribed by the author, “To Frank Whitbech, Who has more Cain first editions than Cain has and the more power to him. James M. Cain Los Angeles, Calif June 5, 1944”. Bookplate of the recipient on the front free endpaper, a very good copy with light wear.