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ZOE AKINS PULITZER PRIZE INSC. IRV THALBERG
1935 SIGNED 1ST ED 'THE OLD MAID' by ZOE AKINS PULITZER PRIZE INSC. IRV THALBERG
1935. [PULITZER PRIZE, ZOE AKINS, EDITH WHARTON, SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY] Akins, Zoe (Author) (as dramatized from the novel by Edith Wharton) "THE OLD MAID" New York & London. D. Appleton-Century Company. 1935. First Edition. Octavo. 188 pp. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering. Sans DJ. Minor rubs to corners else, about near fine. THIS AMAZING COPY FOR WHICH AKINS WON THE PULITZER PRIZE IS NICELY INSCRIBED BY ZOE AKINS TO FILM PRODUCER & CO-FOUNDER OF MGM STUDIOS, IRVING THALBERG: ".....For Irving Thalberg - The most stimulating (and heart -breaking !) of task masters. From Zoe Akins 1935 ...." We surmise Akins and Thalberg worked together previously on some project and after writing her play, inscribed this copy and gifted it to Thalberg. Sadly about a year later, Thalberg would succumb to pneumonia. A rare and fine association copy for Akins brilliant play which earned her a Pulitzer Prize; only the third to be awarded to a woman in Drama. Please email any questions -. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Bibliomonster Books (bibliomonster) [Beverly Hills, California, United States]
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