First Edition of Booth Tarkington's Wanton Mally; Inscribed by Him
Wanton Mally: A Gay Romance of England in the Days of Charles the Merry.
Item Number: 65788
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1932.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth, pictorial endpapers. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “Booth Tarkington, inscribed for Mr. Jerome Peltier, 1939.” Drawings by Joseph Simont. Fine in a near fine later dust jacket.
Booth Tarkington was an American novelist and dramatist best known for his novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams. He is one of only three novelists to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once, along with William Faulkner and John Updike.