McClure, 1902. HUTT, Henry. Item #54081
TARKINGTON, Booth. THE TWO VANREVELS. Illustrated by Henry Hutt. NY: McClure, Phillips, 1902. Small 8vo., brown boards with paper spine label. Limited Edition of 500 unsigned copies out of an edition of 1,000- the other 500 were bound in vellum and signed. Signed inscription from Tarkington on verso of the frontispiece: "Very gladly yours, Booth Tarkington. Christmas Time, 1902." Also believed to be signed by Tarkington's sister on the dedication where she writes "Elizabeth Booth" beneath the "To My Mother" imprint- the book is dedicated to her. With an additional signed presentation from his sister on the half-title page: "Happy Christmas To [Lenny?] from the proud sister of the author." A unique, one-of-a-kind copy. Good (some very shallow chipping head of spine with little dampstain at base of spine, few tiny rubbed spots). $385.00.