New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1926.
Hardcover. 7 5/8" X 5 1/4". 398pp, plus 4 leaves of ads. Early reprint. Moderate wear to colorful dust jacket, with crease to front and rear panel, small tears to head and tail of spine and at edges, and light dust soiling. Advertisements of other works on verso of dust jacket. Orange cloth over boards, with upper board and spine stamped in black. Mild edgewear to binding. Front hinge a touch tender. Pages are clean and unmarked. A quite attractive early printing of Edna Ferber's Show Boat, the inspiration for the 1927 Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II Broadway musical and three film adaptations. Very good + / good +. Item #2732