Doubleday, 1930. Item #20943
FERBER, Edna. CIMARRON. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1930. 8vo., printed wraps. Advance Reading Copy, issued for advance comments by reviewers. Printed quote from William Allen White on front cover: "I read it in the manuscript and I think it is Edna Ferber's best piece of work." Signed by Ferber on the half-title page. Basis for the 1930 movie of the same name, which won two Academy Awards- one for Best Picture and one for Best Screenplay by Howard Estabrook. "An elegant example of superb film-making."- Variety. The film was also nominated for five additional Academy Awards. Also remade by MGM in 1960, with an Academy Award nomination for art direction. Scarce! Very Good (moderate browning; few creases wraps; bit of soil lower edge). $250.00.