Offered by: Arader Galleries
1016 Madison Avenue New York City, NY 10075 , United States Call Seller 215.735.8811



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  • Description
    Frank Norris (1870-1902)

    McTeague: A Story of San Francisco

    New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., 1899

    8vo., (8 x 5 1/2 inches). Portrait of author tipped in on recto of first blank. Original red cloth, decorated in white (one pale stain on front cover and light rubbing on spine and extremities).

    Provenance: bookplate of James Strohn Copley on front pastedown.

    First edition, first printing, with page 106 ending with the word “moment.” First mature novel of the author, later adapted into two films (the better known a silent film from 1924, entitled “Greed”) and an opera of the same name (1992). It tells the story of the single-named dentist, McTeague, who finds luck, love, and loss in turn-of-the-century San Francisco.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Period: 19th Century
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Incollect Reference #: 586652
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Founded in 1971, Arader Galleries is the world's leading dealer and auction house of Rare Maps, Prints, Rare Books and Watercolors of the 16th through 19th centuries. Over our forty-five year history we have grown to five magnificent locations in some of America’s most vibrant cities and are represented at the most distinguished antiques shows in the country. We are proud to buy and sell more original Audubon prints that any other firm in the United States.

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