The Prodigal Parents by Sinclair Lewis (1938) first edition book


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Sinclair Lewis - THe Prodigal Parents

Doubleday Doran, 1938. Hardcover. 8vo. First edition, first printing. Red cloth binding with gilt spine lettering; covers blindstamped with author's initials. Good condition. Light wear along edges of boards. Former owner's name in blue ink on front pastedown. Faint toning pattern to endpapers along hinges. No markings to text. Dust jacket is rubbed along joints and fore-edge folds, has chipping along periphery and some scattered smudgery (see photos). The Prodigal Parents relates the tale of one middle-class Mr. Cornplow, living in a middle-America suddenly beset with rotten children, communists, and other degenerates.

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