Item #1001 The Making of Americans [first abridged edition, in jacket]. Gertrude Stein.

The Making of Americans [first abridged edition, in jacket]

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1934. First edition. Hardcover. First edition thus (originally published in Paris in 1925 and America in 1926), this edition edited and shortened by Bernard Fay, who has also contributed the preface. xxiii, 416 pp. Original orange cloth, lettered in brown, with the dust jacket. Slight old waterstain to fore-edge of last 40 pages of the book, not affecting text. The jacket shows some heavy edgewear and staining with an old tape repair on the verso, spine lightened, and some chipping at the top edge, but is essentially complete and quite scarce thus. Intriguing handmade bookplate of "Bertha Hall Harvey" on front free endpaper. Wilson A6d. Very Good + / good +. Item #1001

Price: $250.00