The Mysterious Bookshop

James M. Cain - Galatea

New York, Knopf, 1953.  Stated first edition.  Wear to extremities. DJ shows chipping and small open tears.  Small bookseller's sticker to front free endpaper.  Cain's last novel before a nine year hiatus which is set in Maryland and is the story of Holly Valenty, from the old school but wrestling with new temptations.  $35.00.


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