"We can't behave like people in novels, though, can we?": First Edition of Edith Wharton's Pulitzer-Prize Winning Work Age of Innocence
The Age of Innocence.
Item Number: 92355
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1920.
First edition of the author’s Pulitzer-Prize winning novel. Octavo, original red cloth. In very good with some light toning to the spine. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
"There are only three or four American novelists who can be thought of as major," noted Gore Vidal, "and Edith Wharton is one." Listed on Modern Library's 100 greatest novels of the twentieth century. It is the basis for the 1993 Martin Scorsese film, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, and Miriam Margolyes.