ELMER GANTRY. Sinclair Lewis.


New York: Avon Pocket-Size Books, n.d., [1941]. Small octavo, globe endpapers, pictorial wrappers. First edition of the Avon paperback printing. [Avon 1] Not numbered but Avon number one. After Pocket Books started using independent distributors Avon Pocket-Size Books was formed as competition. After a lawsuit with Pocket, Avon would be forced to drop "Pocket-Size" on their releases. Kenneth Davis, Two-Bit Culture: The Paperbacking of America, pp. 46-55. Mild creases to upper corners, rubbing to edges and spine ends, a very good copy. First twelve titles listed in ad pages in rear of book. (25112). Item #25112

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