PATHS OF GLORY. New York: The Viking Press, 1935. Octavo, pp. [1-6] [1-2] 3-265 [266: blank], title page printed in brown and black, original two-part blue and raspberry cloth with gold bands, top edge edge stained brown, other edges rough trimmed, cream endpapers. First edition. The author's first novel and only book. One of the great antiwar novels, the basis for the acclaimed 1957 film directed by Stanley Kubrick. An early copy with owner's signature dated June 1935 on both the front free endpaper and the rear paste-down. Some loss to the gold bands on the spine panel, else a fine copy in very good dust jacket, priced $2.50 on the front flap, with light wear along the top edge, mostly to the front panel. A lovely copy. (#164644).
"FIRST PUBLISHED JUNE 1935" on copyright page.