SHIP OF FOOLS. Boston, Toronto: An Atlantic Monthly Press Book Little, Brown and Company, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Porter's best known work. "The voyage of the Vera is a pilgrims' progress without a happy ending, indeed with no ending at all ... Though, as with life itself, its ends are not neatly tied up, her novel is satisfying in its richness, its intelligence, its depth of comic and tragic sensibility." - Clifton Fadiman. Basis for the 1965 Oscar-winning film directed by Stanley Kramer. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with a couple of mild rubs at edges. A sharp copy. (#161252).
First edition so stated on copyright page.