THE AMATEUR GENTLEMAN. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1913. Octavo, nine inserted plates, several double page, with illustrations by by Herman Pfeiffer, original blue cloth, front panel stamped in gold and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First U.S. edition. A popular romantic adventure novel filmed three times: a silent film in 1920, another silent film in 1926 and a talking film in 1936 with Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. starring as the protagonist, Barnabas Barty. The novel was reissued a part of Barbara Cartland's "Library of Love." Private owner's bookplate affixed to the front free endpaper. Cloth worn at spine ends and corner tips, text paper tanned at edges, a sound, good copy. (#167848).
"Published, March, 1913" on copyright page.