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Books and Pamphlets by Sinclair Lewis

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Ann Vickers 1st ed. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc, 1933.

  • one of 2350 unnumbered copies on rag paper.
  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in gilt.
  • Inscribed; “To Margery Warner with the greetings of Sinclair Lewis / San Francisco / Feb. 3, 1938”

[Another copy]

  • one of 2350 unnumbered copies on rag paper.
  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in gilt.
  • Inscribed: “To Bob DeGraff with the timidity that all authors feel toward Garden City / Sinclair Lewis”. DeGraff was an editor at Doubleday.

[Another copy]

  • one of 2350 unnumbered copies on rag paper.
  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in gilt.

[Another copy]

  • one of 2350 unnumbered copies on rag paper.
  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in gilt.

Ann Vickers Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1933.

  • Early printing; p. 7 is uncorrected.
  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in gilt. Lacks dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To my old friend Lou Florey, who saw the first plans of this book before any one except / Sinclair Lewis / N.Y. Mar. 15, 1933”

Ann Vickers New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [c1933]

  • Bound in blue cloth stamped in orange. Dust jacket illustrated with a photo of Irene Dunne from the RKO film.

Ann Vickers New York : Dell, [1962, c1933]

  • “First Dell printing”
  • With an introduction by Mark Schorer.

Ann Vickers New York : P.F. Collier & Son Corp., [c1933]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth. Facsimile of Nobel medallion stamped in blind on cover.

Ann Vickers [1st English ed.] London : Jonathan Cape, 1933.

  • Publisher’s emblem on back cover stamped in blue.
  • White dust jacket printed in red and black.

[Another copy]

  • Publisher’s emblem on back cover stamped in blind.
  • White dust jacket printed in black, green and red.

[Ann Vickers. Dutch] Ann Vickers Amsterdam : Van Holkema & Warendorf’s, 1933.

  • Translated by J.H. Pauls.
  • Bound in linen stamped in gray.

[Ann Vickers. German] Ann Vickers Berlin : Rowolt, 1933.

  • Translated by Franz Fein.
  • Bound in brown boards.

[Ann Vickers. French] Ann Vickers Paris : Librarie Stock, 1933.

  • Translated by Maurice Remon.
  • No. 232 of a limited edition of 300 copies printed on Alfa paper.
  • Leaves unopened.

[Ann Vickers. Czech] Anna Vickersova Praha : Aventinum, 1933.

  • Translated by Eva Horliva.
  • Bound in orange cloth stamped in brown.

[Ann Vickers. Czech] Anna Vickersova Praha : Mlada Fronta, 1958.

  • Paperback edition.
  • With an afterword by Josef Skvorecky.

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Arrowsmith 1st ed. New York : Harcourt, Brace, [c1925]

  • “This first edition is limited to 500 copies / This is Number 218 / [holograph] Sinclair Lewis / [holograph] and Paul de Kruif assistant!”
  • Bound in light blue boards.
  • Arrowsmith 1st ed. New York : Harcourt, [c1925]
  • No. 96 of 500 copies signed by Lewis.
  • Bound in light blue boards.
  • Inscribed: “To Dr. Louis Dickstein, / this moral fable which proves the fallacy of being an industrious bacteriologist, or an industrious dentist, or an industrious author / Sinclair Lewis / Katonah, N.Y. / July 1, 1925”

Arrowsmith [1st trade ed.] New York : Harcourt, [c1925]

  • Advance copy. Publisher’s stamp on front free endpaper reads: “To be published Mar. 5, 1925”
  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange. Partial dust jacket laid in loose.
  • Inscribed: “To my old associate in book publishing / Laurence Gomme / Sinclair Lewis / N.Y. Nov. 14, 1947”

Arrowsmith [1st trade ed.] New York : Harcourt, [c1925]

  • Advance copy. Publisher’s stamp on front free endpaper reads: “To be published Mar. 5, 1925”
  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange.

Arrowsmith New York : Harcourt, [c1925]

  • “Seventh printing, August 1925”–t.p. verso.
  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange.
  • Inscribed: “To Louis Florey / with the greetings of Sinclair Lewis”

Arrowsmith New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [1932, c1925]

  • “Illustrated with scenes from the Samuel Goldwyn production”–t.p.
  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in red.

Arrowsmith text ed. New York : Harcourt, 1945, [c1933]

  • Edited by Barbara Grace Spayd, Lewis’s editor at Harcourt.
  • Bound in pink cloth stamped in black.

[Another copy]

  • 1946 printing; variant title page with Spayd’s name added.
  • Arrowsmith New York : The Modern Library, [1933, c1925]
  • Bound in brown cloth stamped in gilt.
  • Inscribed: “To Morris Sadow, with the gratitude of Sinclair Lewis / Barnard, Vermont / May 19, 1933.” Sadow had sent Lewis a number of corrections to the bibliography of Lewis’s works compiled by Harvey Taylor, and published in 1933 by Doubleday as part of Carl Van Doren’s Sinclair Lewis: A Biographical Sketch.

[Another copy]

  • Later Modern Library ed.
  • Bound in medium blue cloth.

Arrowsmith Garden City, N.Y. : International Collector’s Library, [c1953]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in gilt.
  • With introductory material by Barbara Grace Spayd.

Arrowsmith limited ed. Franklin Center, Pa. : Franklin Library, 1975.

  • Bound in brown leather stamped in gilt.
  • Illustrated by Ben F. Stahl.

Arrowsmith New York : Pocket Books, [1942]

  • “First printing”–t.p. verso.

Arrowsmith New York : NAL, 1961, c1953.

Arrowsmith Leipzig : B. Tauchnitz, 1925. (Tauchnitz ed. collection of British and American authors ; vol. 4694)

  • In cream wrappers printed in black.
  • Publisher’s advertisements on back cover dated August 1925.

Arrowsmith Toronto : George J. McLeod, [c1925]

  • Canadian issue printed in the U.S.
  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange.

[Arrowsmith] Martin Arrowsmith [1st English ed] London : Cape, 1925.

  • Bound in medium blue cloth.

[Another copy]

  • Later printing (?); lacks dust jacket.

[Arrowsmith. Czech] Arrowsmith Praha : Aventinum, 1931.

  • Translated by F.J. Netusil.
  • Bound in orange cloth stamped in brown.

[Arrowsmith. Hindi] Aparajita Delhi : Rajapala, 1968.

  • Translated by Umpatiraya Candela.
  • Bound in green cloth.

[Arrowsmith. Dutch] Arrowsmith Amsterdam : Van Holkema & Warendorf’s, 1926.

  • Translated by Arie Querido.
  • Bound in black cloth stamped in red and gray.

[Arrowsmith. Danish] Martin Arrowsmith Kobenhavn : H. Hagerups, 1926.

  • Translated by H. Helweg.
  • In cream wrappers printed in blue and black.

[Arrowsmith. German] Dr. Med. Arrowsmith Munchen : K. Wolff, [1925]

  • Translated by Daisy Brody.
  • Bound in red cloth.

[Arrowsmith. French] Arrowsmith Paris : Firmin-Didot, [c1931]

  • Translated by Gabriel des Hons.
  • In cream wrappers.

[Another copy]

  • Inscribed by translator des Hons.
  • [Arrowsmith. Portugese] O Dr. Arrowsmith Lisboa : Livros do Brasil, [1933?]
  • Paperback edition.

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Babbitt [1st ed.] New York : Harcourt, [c1922]

  • First state: p. 49, line 4 reads “Purdy” for “Lyte”; line 5 “my fellow” for “any fellow.”
  • Bound in blue cloth stamped in orange.
  • Inscribed: “To B.F. Hart / Sinclair Lewis”

[Another copy]

  • First state.

Babbitt [1st ed.] New York : Harcourt, [c1922]

  • Second state: p. 49, lines 4 and 5 have been corrected.
  • Bound in blue cloth stamped in orange.

Babbitt New York : Harcourt, [c1922]

  • “Second printing, Oct. 1922”–t.p. verso
  • Bound in blue cloth stamped in orange.

[Another copy]

  • “Fourth printing, Nov. 1922”–t.p. verso
  • Bound in blue cloth stamped in orange.
  • Inscribed: “To Louis E. Florey / Sinclair Lewis”. Signed additionally by Paul de Kruif, Lewis’s collaborator on Arrowsmith.

Babbitt New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [c1922]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange.

Babbitt New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [1924, c1922]

  • “With scenes from the photoplay”
  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange.

Babbitt New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [1933, c1922] (Novels of distinction series)

  • Bound in black cloth stamped in red.

Babbitt New York : P.F. Collier & Son Corp., [1934?, c1922]

  • Facsimile of Nobel medallion stamped in blind on back cover.

Babbitt New York : Modern Library, [1942, c1922]

  • Later Modern Library printing.
  • Bound in turquoise cloth.
  • Inscribed: “To Nellie Swenson from a grateful neighbor / Sinclair Lewis / Santa Barbara / Apr. 2, 1947” Lewis rented a house on Anacapa Street in Santa Barbara in March and April of 1947.

Babbitt New York : Bantam, [1946, c1922]

  • With blue pictorial dust jacket.

[Another copy]

  • Lacks dust jacket.

Babbitt Toronto : George J. McLeod, Limited, [c1922]

  • Advance copy. Rubber stamp on title page reads: “Sample copy / Publication date September 14, 1922”
  • Canadian issue printed in the U.S.
  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange.

Babbitt Leipzig : B. Tauchnitz, 1922. (Tauchnitz ed. collection of British and American authors ; vol. 4590)

  • In cream wrappers printed in black.

[Babbitt. Dutch] Babbitt Amsterdam : Van Holkema & Warendorf, [1923?]

  • Translated by W.J.A. Roldanus, Jr.
  • Bound in pink decorated cloth.

[Babbitt. German] Babbitt Berlin : Transmare Verlag, [c1924]

  • Translated by Daisy Brody.
  • Bound in tan cloth stamped in brown and green.

[Babbitt. Polish] Babbitt Warszawa : Nakladem Bibljoteki Groszowej, [1929]

  • Translated by P.Z. Poplawskiej.
  • In tan wrappers printed in pink.

[Babbitt. Danish] Babbitt Kobenhavn : H. Hagerups Forlag, 1927.

  • Translated by H. Helweg.
  • In cream wrappers printed in blue and black.

[Babbitt. Danish] Babbitt Kobenhavn : H. Hagerups Forlag, 1932.

  • Translated by H. Helweg.
  • In cream pictorial wrappers.

[Babbitt. Czech] Babbitt Praha : Druzsrevni prace, 1937.

  • Translated by Miroslav Houska.
  • Bound in orange cloth stamped in brown.

[Babbitt. French] Babbitt Paris : Librarie Stock, 1930.

  • Translated by Maurice Remon.
  • No. 1091 of a limited edition of 2700 numbered copies printed on Alfa paper.

[Babbitt. German] Babbitt Muenchen : Kurt Wolff Verlag, [c1924]

  • Translated by Daisy Brody.
  • Bound in red cloth stamped in gilt.

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Bethel Merriday [1st ed.] New York : Doubleday, Doran, 1940.

  • Bound in red cloth. Printed dust jacket.

[Another copy]

[Another copy]

Bethel Merriday New York : P.F. Collier & Son Corp., [c1940]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth. Facsimile of Nobel medallion stamped in blind on cover and spine.

Bethel Merriday [1st English ed.] London : Jonathan Cape, [1940]

  • Bound in tan cloth stamped in blue.

[Bethel Merriday. Danish] Bethel Merriday Kobenhavn : H. Hagerups Forlag, 1941.

  • Translated by Johanne Marie Larsen.
  • In cream wrappers printed in blue and black. Brown illustrated dust jacket.

[Another copy]

  • Lacks dust jacket.

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Cass Timberlane [1st ed.] New York : Random House, [c1945]

  • Bound in gray cloth. Green printed dust jacket.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in gray cloth. Blue printed dust jacket.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in gray cloth. Lacks dust jacket.

Cass Timberlane Armed Services ed. New York : Editions for the Armed Services, Inc., c1945.

  • In green, yellow and red wrappers.

Cass Timberlane [1st English ed.] London : Cape, 1946.

  • Proof copy. Front cover reads in part: “Duplicate proof copy for retention / does not contain proof reader’s marks”
  • In blue-gray wrappers.

Cass Timberlane [1st English ed.] London : Cape, 1946.

  • Advance review copy.
  • Bound in yellow cloth stamped in black and green.

[Cass Timberlane. Czech] Manzelstvi Soudce Timberlanea [Prague] : Vaclav Petr, 1947.

  • Translated by Zdenka Hofmanova.
  • Bound in yellow cloth stamped in black and gilt.

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Cheap and Contented Labor: The Picture of a Southern Mill Town in 1929 / by Sinclair Lewis … [New York] : United Features Syndicate, Inc. : [United Textile Workers of America] ; [Philadelphia : distributed by Women’s Trade Union League], c1929.

  • First issue.

[Another copy]

  • Later issue.

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Dodsworth [New York : Harcourt, Brace and Co., c1929]

  • Page proofs, printed on rectos only.
  • Bound in blue cloth.

Dodsworth [1st ed.] New York : Harcourt, Brace and Co., [c1929]

  • Extra leaf tipped in before half-title, which reads: “This is a special edition presented to the trade in advance of publication and is not for sale.” One of 900 such copies.
  • Bound in bright orange cloth stamped in black. Orange and black printed dust jacket.

Dodsworth [1st ed.] New York : Harcourt, Brace and Co., [c1929]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange. Orange and black printed dust jacket. Second dust jacket present, printed in green, orange and brown.
  • Laid in loose is a bookmark advertising the 1936 United Artists film Dodsworth.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange. Partial orange dust jacket laid in loose.
  • Inscribed: “To John Costello with the greetings of / Sinclair Lewis”

[Another copy]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange. Partial orange dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “Ann / djever get a FREE book from an author? / Sinclair Lewis”

[Another copy]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange.
  • Inscribed: “To Lou Florey The last person to whom I ought to give this book, because he copied it, & must be so sick of it! / SInclair Lewis / N.Y. / April 4, 1929”

Dodsworth New York : Harcourt, [1939, c1929]

  • Bound in medium blue cloth with gold paper label on spine. Blue and gold printed dust jacket.

Dodsworth New York : Grosset, [ca1946?]

  • Bound in brown cloth stamped in black. Brown printed dust jacket.

Dodsworth New York : Modern Library, [1947] (The Modern Library of the World’s Best Books ; no. 252)

  • Bound in green cloth stamped in black. Light green illustrated dust jacket.

Dodsworth New York : Dell, 1957.

  • Green illustrated wrappers.

[Another copy]

  • Light blue illustrated wrappers.

Dodsworth London : Albatross, [1948] (Albatross Modern Continental Library ; 10)

  • In yellow wrappers printed in black and white.

Dodsworth Toronto : George J. McLeod, [1929]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange.

Dodsworth [1st English ed.] London : Cape, [1929]

  • Bound in medium blue cloth. Cream printed dust jacket.

[Dodsworth. French] Sam Dodsworth Paris : Plon, 1931.

  • Translated by Antoine Goldet.
  • In cream wrappers printed in green and black.

[Another copy]

  • Inscribed by translator Goldet.

[Dodsworth. French] Sam Dodsworth [Geneva] and Paris : La Palatine, c1951.

  • In gray wrappers printed in dark red and black.
  • Glassine dust jacket.
  • Leaves unopened.

[Dodsworth. German] Sam Dodsworth Berlin : Rowohlt, c1930.

  • Translated by Franz Fein.
  • Bound in red cloth stamped in gilt.
  • With a bibliography of German translations of Lewis’s novels.

[Dodsworth. German] Sam Dodsworth Berlin : Rowohlt, 1931.

  • Translated by Franz Fein.
  • Bound in red cloth stamped in gilt.
  • Inscribed: “Der Texas Guinan mit vielem Gruss / von Sinclair Lewis.” Texas Guinan (1884-1933) was an actress and nightclub hostess.

[Dodsworth. Danish] Dodsworth Kobenhavn : H. Hagerups Forlag, 1930.

  • Translated by Jacob Paludan.
  • In cream wrappers printed in blue and black.

[Dodsworth. Czech] Tovarnik Dodsworth Praha : Aventinum, 1931.

  • Translated by Eva Horliva.
  • Bound in orange cloth stamped in brown.

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Elmer Gantry [New York : Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1927]

  • Page proofs. First sheet stamped with publication information.

Elmer Gantry [1st ed.] New York : Harcourt, Brace & Co., c1927.

  • First issue binding; “G” on spine looks like “C.”
  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange. Light green printed dust jacket.

Elmer Gantry [1st ed.] New York : Harcourt, Brace & Co., c1927.

  • Second issue binding; “G” on spine.
  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange. Lacks dust jacket.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange. Light green printed dust jacket.

Elmer Gantry New York : Harcourt, Brace & Co.,c1927.

  • “First popular edition”
  • Bound in bright blue cloth stamped in orange.

Elmer Gantry New York : Avon Books, [ca1941]

  • In yellow illustrated wrappers.

[Another copy]

  • Later printing.

Elmer Gantry New York : Dell, [1958]

  • In dark yellow printed wrappers.

Elmer Gantry [1st English ed.] London : Jonathan Cape, [1927]

  • Bound in red cloth stamped in black. Illustrated dust jacket.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in medium blue cloth. Illustrated dust jacket.

[Another copy]

  • “Third printing”
  • Bound in medium blue cloth. Illustrated dust jacket.

[Elmer Gantry. Czech] Uspesne Ctnosti Reverenda Gantryho Praha : Nakladatelstvi Melantrich, 1931.

  • Translated by Timotheus Vodicka.
  • Bound in orange cloth stamped in black.

[Elmer Gantry. Dutch] Elmer Gantry Amsterdam : Van Holkema & Warendorf’s, 1932.

  • Translated by J.H. Pauls.
  • Bound in green decorated cloth.

[Elmer Gantry. German] Elmer Gantry Berlin : Rowohlt, 1928.

  • Translated by Franz Fein.
  • Bound in red cloth stamped in gilt.

[Elmer Gantry. Polish] Elmer Gantry [Warsaw] : Iskry, c1959.

  • Translated by Adam Kaska.
  • In tan pictorial wrappers.

[Elmer Gantry. Polish] Elmer Gantry [Warsaw] : Wydawnictwo Ministerstwa Obrony Narodowej, c1987.

  • Translated by Adam Kaska.
  • In gray illustrated wrappers.

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Free Air [1st ed.] New York : Harcourt, Brace & Howe, 1919.

  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in light blue. Illustrated dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To Professor & Mrs. Arthur Whedon with the admiration and affection of Sinclair Lewis / Washington, D.C. / Oct. 27, 1919”

[Another copy]

  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in light blue. Lacks dust jacket.

Free Air New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [n.d.]

  • Bound in gray cloth stamped in dark blue. Illustrated dust jacket.

Free Air Toronto : The Copp, Clark Co., Ltd., [c1919]

  • Canadian issue printed in the U.S.
  • Bound in meduim blue cloth stamped in light blue.

[Free Air. Czech] Free Air [Prague] : Druzstevni Prace, 1932.

  • Translated by Miloslav Houska and Jan Razil.
  • Bound in orange cloth stamped in black and white.

[Free Air. German] Free Air Hamburg : Rowohlt, 1954.

  • Translated by Clarisse Meitner.
  • In light green pictorial wrappers.

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From Main Street to Stockholm : Letters of Sinclair Lewis 1919-1930 / edited by Harrison Smith 1st ed. New York : Harcourt, c1952.

  • Printed slip pasted to front free endpaper reads in part : “Advance copy … / Please note the release date for review…”
  • Formerly the copy of critic Maxwell Geismar; his annotations follow text.
  • Signatures sewn into paper wrappers.

[Another copy]

  • Publisher’s complimentary copy.

[Another copy]

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The Ghost Patrol and Other Stories New York : Avon, c1946.

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Gideon Planish New York : Random House, [1943]

  • Uncorrected proof sheets. Publication information on first sheet.
  • In brown paper wrappers.

Gideon Planish [1st ed.] New York : Random House, c1943.

  • Advance copy.
  • Bound in printed dust jacket.

Gideon Planish [1st ed.] New York : Random House, c1943.

  • Bound in tan cloth stamped in red. Printed dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To Harry [Maule] and Ted / this God-knows-how-manyth-book we’ve worked on together / Sinclair Lewis / Apr. 12, 1943.” Maule was Lewis’s editor at Random House.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in tan cloth stamped in red. Printed dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To Nan & Jim Lawlor with the greetings of Sinclair Lewis / April 21, 1942.” Under this inscription, Lewis has drawn an arrow pointing to the first letter of his signature, and written “This is supposed to be an ‘S’”

[Another copy]

  • Bound in tan cloth stamped in red. Printed dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To Sister Miriam Doyle, in memory of our earnest co-operative efforts at the Committee for the Perpetuation of a Memorial Project to Commemorate the Holy Labors of Msgr. Leo McCarey / Dr. Sinclair Lewis / La Cienega Monastery / Jan. 28, 1947.” Doyle (later Miriam McGrail) was Lewis’s Hollywood secretary. Leo McCarey had recently won 2 Academy Awards for writing and directing Going My Way starring Bing Crosby and Ingrid Bergman.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in tan cloth stamped in red. Printed dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To Lawrence Gomme / a very old friend / Sinclair Lewis”

[Another copy]

  • Bound in tan cloth stamped in red. Lacks dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To George Cukor / Sinclair Lewis / Feb. 23, 1947.” Beneath this inscription, Lewis has drawn a caricature of himself.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in tan cloth stamped in red. Printed dust jacket.

Gideon Planish Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1945.

  • Bound in red cloth stamped in black. Red printed dust jacket.

Gideon Planish Stockholm : A/B Ljus Forlag, 1944. (Ljus English Library ; 18)

  • In orange and white printed wrappers. Illustrated dust jacket.

[Another copy]

  • Lacks dust jacket.

Gideon Planish [1st English ed.] London : Cape, 1943.

  • Bound in tan cloth stamped in blue. Pictorial dust jacket.

[Gideon Planish. Spanish] Gideon Planish Buenos Aires : Editorial Poseidon, 1943.

  • Translated by C.A. Jordana.
  • Bound in orange boards; blue cloth spine.

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The God-Seeker [1st ed.] New York : Random House, 1949.

  • Bound in turquoise cloth stamped in black. Illustrated dust jacket.
  • The God-Seeker [1st English ed.] London : William Heinemann, 1949.
  • Bound in light blue cloth.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in dark red cloth.
  • The God-Seeker New York : Popular Library, [1964]

[The God-Seeker. Spanish] El Buscador de Dios Mexico : Editorial Hermes, 1950.

  • Translated by Leon Mirlas.
  • In green and brown wrappers.

[The God-Seeker. Danish] Manden der sogte Gud Kobenhavn : H. Hagerups, 1950.

  • Translated by Johanne Marie Larsen.
  • In green illustrated wrappers.

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Hike and the Aeroplane / Tom Graham [Sinclair Lewis] ; with illustrations in two colors by Arthur Hutchins. [1st ed.] –New York : Frederick A. Stokes, 1912.

  • Bound in gray cloth stamped in blue, dark gray and orange.

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I’m a Stranger Here Myself and Other Stories New York : Dell, 1962.

[Another copy]

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The Innocents [1st ed.] New York : Harper & Brothers, 1917.

  • Advance copy bound in tan boards.

The Innocents [1st ed.] New York : Harper & Brothers, 1917.

  • Bound in gray cloth stamped in gilt. Tan printed dust jacket.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in gray cloth stamped in gilt. Partial dust jacket laid in loose.
  • Publisher’s file copy. Bottom edges stamped “Office.” Front free endpaper stamped: “This book belongs to the reference library / Harper & Brothers.” There is a pocket inside the front cover to record the names of borrowers; the book was lent twice.

The Innocents New York : Harper & Brothers, [1917?]

  • Later issue(?); bound in dark yellow cloth stamped in black.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in olive cloth stamped in black.

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It Can’t Happen Here / Sinclair Lewis [Garden City, N.Y.] : Doubleday, [1935]

  • Advance printing of the first 3 chapters.

It Can’t Happen Here 1st ed. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1935.

  • Bound in black cloth. Lacks dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To Mark Mathews (blizzard in Detroit) / Feb. 23, 1934”

[Another copy]

  • Bound in black cloth. Silver printed dust jacket.

It Can’t Happen Here [4th ed.] Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1936.

  • Bound in black cloth. Silver printed dust jacket.

It Can’t Happen Here New York : Collier, [n.d.]

  • Bound in medium blue cloth. White dust jacket.

It Can’t Happen Here New York : Triangle Books, 1939.

  • Bound in red cloth stamped in black. Red, white and blue printed dust jacket.

It Can’t Happen Here New York : Dell, 1961.

  • With an introduction by Mark Schorer.

It Can’t Happen Here [1st English ed.] London : Cape, 1935.

  • Bound in tan cloth stamped in blue. White printed dust jacket.

[Another copy]

[It Can’t Happen Here. Czech] U Nas se to stat nemuze [Prague] : Nakladatelske druzstvo maje, 1936.

  • Translated by A.A. Hoch and J. Podrouzek.
  • Bound in light blue cloth stamped in gilt.

[It Can’t Happen Here. French] Impossible Ici Paris : Gallimard, c1937.

  • Translated by Raymond Queneau.
  • “L’edition originale”
  • In printed paper wrappers.
  • Some leaves unopened.

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The Job [1st ed.] New York : Harper, 1917.

  • Bound in olive cloth. Green printed dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “This is not a ‘romance of business life.’ It is an effort–honest, however faulty it may be–to study this great new world of business first-hand; to discover the wonderful humanness & bigness & drama of the apparently unimportant Little People of offices / For Lyman Pierce, with the greetings of the writer / Sinclair Lewis / Feb. 9, 1918”

[Another copy]

  • Bound in olive cloth stamped in gilt. Green printed dust jacket.
  • Publisher’s file copy. Top and bottom edges stamped “Office.” Front free endpaper stamped: “This book belongs to the Reference Library / Harper & Brothers.” There is a pocket inside the front cover to record the names of borrowers; the book was lent four times.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in olive cloth stamped in gilt. Lacks dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Whedon have made our few days in West Chester a lot happier & in gratitude–with the wish that it were a more tangible acknowledgement–I write here a loud Good Luck! / Sinclair Lewis”. Beneath this is pencilled “Sept. 11, 1919”; at that time Lewis and his wife Grace were visiting Joseph Hergesheimer in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

The Job New York : Harcourt, Brace, [192?]

  • Bound in black cloth stamped in red.

[The Job. German] Der Erwerb Leipzig : E.P. Tal & Co., 1934.

  • Translated by Clarisse Meitner.
  • Bound in light brown cloth stamped in blue. Cream printed dust jacket.

[The Job. Danish] Kampen Kobenhavn : H. Hagerups, 1931.

  • Translated by Johanne Marie Larsen.
  • In cream wrappers printed in blue and black.

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John Dos Passos’ “Manhattan Transfer” 1st ed. New York : Harper, 1926.

  • No. 726 of 975 numbered copies.
  • This essay by Lewis first appeared in shortened form in the Dec. 5, 1925 issue of The Saturday Review of Literature, under the title “Manhattan at Last.”
  • Bound in green boards backed with black cloth. Paper label on cover.

[Another copy]

  • No. 156 of 975 numbered copies.

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Keep Out of the Kitchen / by Sinclair Lewis [s.l. : s.n.], 1929.

  • “An advance printing from the Oct. 1929 issue of Cosmopolitan”
  • Bound in turquoise boards.
  • This copy issued with a pocket inside the back cover, possibly intended for additional advertising.

[Another copy]

  • This copy lacking pocket.

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Kingsblood Royal [New York] : Random, [1946]

  • Uncorrected proof sheets, printed on rectos only.
  • In blue paper wrappers.

Kingsblood Royal New York : Random, 1947.

  • Uncorrected page proofs, printed on rectos only. “May 23, 1947” stamped on cover.
  • In blue paper wrappers.

Kingsblood Royal [special 1st ed.] New York : Random, 1947.

  • No. 657 of 1050 copies signed by Lewis.
  • Bound in dark orange cloth stamped in black, white and gilt.

[Another copy]

  • No. 860 of 1050 copies signed by Lewis.

Kingsblood Royal [1st ed.] New York : Random, 1947.

  • Bound in gray cloth. Black printed dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To Hazel and Harrison Ryan / with memories loving & exciting / Sinclair Lewis.” Harrison Ryan was a friend in Santa Barbara, with whom Lewis frequently played chess.

Kingsblood Royal New York : Random, 1947.

  • Later printing.
  • Bound in gray cloth stamped in green.

Kingsblood Royal New York : Popular Lib., 1959.

Kingsblood Royal [Australian ed.] Sydney : Australasian Pub., 1948.

  • “Wholly set up and printed in Australia…” –t.p. verso
  • Bound in orange cloth stamped in green. Printed dust jacket.

Kingsblood Royal London : Jonathan Cape, 1948.

  • Uncorrected proof copy.
  • In blue paper covers.

Kingsblood Royal London : Jonathan Cape, [1948]

  • Bound in light gray cloth stamped in purple. Printed dust jacket.

[Kingsblood Royal. Czech] Krev Kralovska [Prague] : Statni Nakladatelstvi Krasne Literatury, 1957.

  • Translated by A.J. Stasny.
  • Bound in tan cloth stamped in black. Printed dust jacket.

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Land / Sinclair Lewis ; edited by Sonia Yaari and Sara Ziv [Israel] : Yehud Comprehensive School, 1970.

  • Separate publication of Lewis’s short story which first appeared in the Sept. 12, 1931 issue of The Saturday Evening Post.

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Launcelot / by Sinclair Lewis [Cambridge, Mass.] : Harvard Press, [1932]

  • “Of this first edition of Sinclair Lewis’s earliest known published writing one hundred copies [have been] printed by the Harvard Press for Harvey Taylor …”
  • A reprint of Lewis’s poem which was published in the March 1904 issue of the Yale Literary Magazine.
  • Publication date supplied from: Taylor, Harvey in Van Doren, Carl. Sinclair Lewis, XXII, p. 125.

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[Let’s Play King. Czech] Kral na toulkach [Prague] : Nakladatelske Druzstvo maje, 1939.

  • Separate Czech publication of Lewis’s short story.
  • Translated by Karla Blazkova.

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A Letter to Critics / Sinclair Lewis Brattleboro, Vt. : Stephen Daye Press, [1931]

  • One of 375 unnumbered copies. “Reprinted from The Nation of September 16 [1931].” This was Lewis’s response to critic Eda Lou Walton’s review of Vermonters: A Book of Biographies, edited by Walter Hill Crockett (Brattleboro : Stephen Daye Press, 1931)

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Lewis at Zenith : A three-novel omnibus : Main Street. Babbitt. Arrowsmith. 1st ed. New York : Harcourt, 1961.

  • With an introduction by Mark Schorer.

[Another copy]

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Main Street [1st ed.] New York : Harcourt, 1920.

  • Printed from first American plates; no type wear on pages 54 and 387.
  • Australian issue, with “Whitcomb & Tombs” stamped at base of spine.
  • Bound in light blue cloth stamped in black.

Main Street [1st ed.] New York : Harcourt, 1920.

  • Printed from first American plates.
  • Australian issue.
  • Bound in red cloth stamped in black.

Main Street [1st ed.] New York : Harcourt, 1920.

  • Later issue, with type wear on pages 54 and 387.
  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in orange. Lacks dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To Lyman Pierce from a Minnesotan who once, as a motor tourist, stopped to admire the real charm of the Carleton College Campus, & has since always thought happily of it / Sinclair Lewis / Washington, D.C. / Dec. 1920”

[Another copy]

  • Later issue, with type wear on pages 54 and 387.
  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in orange. Illustrated dust jacket.

[Another copy]

  • Later issue, with type wear on pages 54 and 387.
  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in orange. Lacks dust jacket.

[Another copy]

  • Later issue, with type wear on pages 54 and 387.
  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange. Lacks dust jacket.

Main Street New York : Harcourt, [1921]

  • “Fortieth printing”–t.p. verso
  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in orange. Lacks dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To Mrs. C.E. Kohl / from Sinclair Lewis / Chicago Feb. 21, 1921.” Additionally signed by Harvey O’Higgins and Harriet Ford, who adapted Main Street for the stage. Handwritten note inside front cover reads: “The Stuart Walker Company in Main Street …First performance at the Murat Theatre, Indianapolis, July 18, 1921.” Beneath this are the signatures of 19 cast members.

Main Street New York : Grosset, [1923]

  • “Illustrated with scenes from the photoplay”
  • Bound in green cloth stamped in orange.
  • Inscribed: “To Louis E. Florey / Sinclair Lewis” Additionally inscribed: “Fraternally, to Dr. Florey / from Paul de Kruif”

Main Street Cleveland : World Pub., 1946.

  • Publisher’s file copy.
  • Illustrated by Margaret Lowengrund.
  • Bound in tan cloth stamped in blue. Illustrated dust jacket.

Main Street Chicago : Limited Editions Club, 1937.

  • Limitation page stamped: “This book is a printer’s sample / not for circulation”
  • With a new introduction by Lewis.
  • Illustrated by Grant Wood.
  • Bound in limp gray cloth stamped in yellow and blue.

Main Street New York : Harcourt, [194?] (Harbrace Modern Classics)

  • Bound in gray cloth stamped in blue.

Main Street New York : Grosset, [n.d.]

  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in orange.

Main Street London : Jonathan Cape, 1966.

  • Proof copy of the re-issued English edition; Main Street was first published by Cape in 1921.
  • Bound in red paper wrappers; paper label on cover. Illustrated dust jacket.

[Main Street. Danish] Main Street Kobenhavn : H. Hagerups, 1929.

  • Translated by H. Andersen.
  • In cream wrappers printed in blue and black.

[Main Street. Chinese] Main Street Hong Kong : World Today Press, 1976.

  • Text in Chinese; preliminaries additionally in English.
  • In green and red illustrated wrappers.

[Main Street. Hungarian] Fo Utca Budapest : Europa Konyvkiado, 1963.

  • Translated by S. Aladar.
  • Bound in gray boards. Printed dust jacket.

[Main Street. German] Die Hauptstrasse Berlin : Wegweiser Verlag, 1922.

  • Translated by Balder Olden.
  • Bound in tan boards stamped in blue.

[Main Street. German] Die Hauptstrasse Berlin : Knaur, [192-?]

  • Translated by Franz Fein.
  • Bound in gray cloth stamped in black. Printed dust jacket.

[Main Street. Czech] Hlavni Ulice [Prague] : Jan Laichter, 1925.

  • Translated by V.A. Jung.
  • Bound in green cloth.

[Main street. Czech] Hlavni Trida [Prague] : Snklhu, 1960.

  • Translated by Eva Kondrysova.
  • Bound in white cloth stamped in blue. Illustrated dust jacket.

[Main Street. Czech] Hlavni Trida [Prague] : Svoboda, 1975.

  • Translated by Kondrysova.
  • Bound in white cloth stamped in green and black. Illustrated dust jacket.

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The Man from Main Street : A Sinclair Lewis Reader : Selected Essays and Other Writings, 1904-1950 / edited by Harry E. Maule and Melville H. Cane, assisted by Philip Allan Friedman [1st ed.] New York : Random House, 1953.

[Another copy]

The Man from Main Street : A Sinclair Lewis Reader … New York : Pocket Books, 1963.

The Man from Main Street : Selected Essays and Other Writings… [1st English ed.] London : Heinemann, 1954.

[Another copy]

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The Man who Knew Coolidge [1st ed.] New York : Harcourt, 1928.

  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange. Printed dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To Carmel Myers / Greetings / Sinclair Lewis / Barnard, Vt. / May 15, 1933.” Myers had starred in the 1924 film version of Babbitt.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange. Printed dust jacket.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange. Lacks dust jacket.

The Man who Knew Coolidge [1st Canadian ed.] Toronto : McLeod, 1928.

  • Canadian issue printed in the U.S.
  • Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in orange.

The Man who Knew Coolidge [1st English ed.] London : Jonathan Cape, [1928]

  • Bound in blue cloth.

[The Man who Knew Coolidge. Danish] Manden Som Kendte Coolidge Kobenhavn : H. Hagerups, 1928.

  • Translated by H. Helweg.
  • In cream wrappers printed in blue and black.

[The Man who Knew Coolidge. German] Der Mann der den Prasidenten Kannte Berlin : Rowohlt, 1929.

  • Translated by Franz Fein.
  • Bound in red cloth stamped in gilt.

[Another copy]

  • Translated by Franz Fein.
  • In blue wrappers. Tan printed dust jacket.

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Mantrap [1st ed.] New York : Harcourt, [c1926]

  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in orange. Printed dust jacket.
  • Signed by Lewis.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in orange. Lacks dust jacket.
  • Stamp on front free endpaper reads: “Advance copy”

[Another copy]

  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in orange. Lacks dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To George Cukor / Sinclair Lewis / Feb. 23, 1947”.

Mantrap New York : Harcourt, Brace, [c1926]

  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in orange. Dust jacket illustrated with “a scene from the Paramount Picture.”

Mantrap London : Penguin Books Limited, [1937]

  • In orange and white paper covers.
  • Penguin publication no. 105.

Mantrap abridged ed. [New York] : The American Mercury, [1938, c1926]

  • In green wrappers.
  • Mercury publication no. 11.

Mantrap Armed Services ed. [New York] : Editions for the Armed Services, [1943?]

  • Stapled into printed wrappers.

Mantrap [1st English ed.] London : Cape, [1926]

  • Bound in medium blue cloth. Illustrated dust jacket.
  • Laid in loose is an advertisement for “Novels by Sinclair Lewis”

[Mantrap. German] Mantrap Berlin : Rowohlt, 1925.

  • Translated by Franz Fein.
  • Bound in tan cloth stamped in blue.
  • Inscribed: “Den einzigen die wirklich dieses Buch verstehen und naturlich lieben, Jess und Irene / Sinclair Lewis.” Lewis’s imperfect German translates roughly as: “To the only people who really understand this book, and naturally love it …”

[Another copy]

[Mantrap. Danish] Kanofart I Kanada Kobenhavn : H. Hagerups, 1935.

  • Translated by Johanne Marie Larsen.
  • In cream wrappers printed in blue and black.

[Mantrap. Czech] Mantrap Praha : Melantrich, 1931.

  • Translated by O. Bablera.
  • Bound in orange cloth stamped in black.

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Our Mr. Wrenn [1st ed.] New York : Harper & Brothers, 1914.

  • Rubber stamp on title page reads: “Advance copy / Not published”
  • Bound in gray cloth. Lacks dust jacket.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in gray cloth. Lacks dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To Grace MacGowan Cooke, Alice MacGowan, Kitten Cook[e] & Helen Cooke Wilson / from their everlasting admirer, the author / Sinclair Lewis / and please lend it to that prince Arthur Vachell, humbly.” Lewis worked for a short time as a secretary to Grace and Alice during his stay in Carmel, California in 1909.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in gray cloth. Illustrated dust jacket.

Our Mr. Wrenn New York : Harper & Brothers, 1914.

  • Later printing.
  • Bound in gray cloth. Lacks dust jacket.

Our Mr. Wrenn Leipzig : B. Tauchnitz, [ca1923] (Collection of British and American Authors ; vol. 4617)

  • In cream wrappers printed in black.

Our Mr. Wrenn [1st English ed.] London : Jonathan Cape, 1923.

  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in orange.

Our Mr. Wrenn London : Cape, 1923.

  • “Second impression”
  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in orange.
  • Inscribed: “To Louis Florey with the affection of his secretary / Sinclair Lewis.” Stamped: “Personal property of Louis E. Florey”

Our Mr. Wrenn London : Jonathan Cape, [1936] (Florin Books series)

  • Bound in gray linen stamped in brown.

[Our Mr. Wrenn. Czech] Nas Pan Wrenn [Prague] : Nakladatel Vaclav Petr, 1931.

  • Translated by Z. Hofmanove.
  • Bound in light blue cloth stamped in dark blue.

[Our Mr. Wrenn. German] Unser Herr Wrenn Berlin : Rowohlt, 1931.

  • Translated by Franz Fein.
  • Bound in red cloth stamped in gilt. Illustrated dust jacket.

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The Prodigal Parents 1st ed. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1938.

  • Bound in red cloth stamped in gilt. Printed dust jacket,
  • Inscribed: “To Horace / in memory of the old days in the village / ‘Red’”

[Another copy]

  • Bound in red cloth stamped in gilt. Lacks dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To George Cukor / Sinclair Lewis / Feb. 23, 1947”

[Another copy]

  • Bound in red cloth stamped in gilt. Printed dust jacket.

[The Prodigal Parents. Danish] Foraeldre er Ogsaa Mennesker Kobenhavn : H. Hagerups, 1938.

  • Translated by Johanne Marie Larsen.
  • In cream wrappers printed in blue and black.

[The Prodigal Parents. French] Les Parents Prodigues Paris : Gallimard, 1939.

  • Translated by Joseph Sorin.
  • No. 5 of a limited edition of 45 numbered copies printed on Alfa paper.

[The Prodigal Parents. Czech] Marnotratni Rodice [Prague] : Sfinx Bohumil Janda, 1940.

  • Translated by A.J. Stastny.
  • Bound in green cloth.

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Selected Letters of Sinclair Lewis / edited by John J. Koblas and Dave Page Madison : Main Street Pr., [c1985] (Sinclair Lewis Centennial series ; vol. 2)

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Selected Short Stories of Sinclair Lewis 1st ed. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1935.

  • Bound in medium blue cloth. Printed dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To Louis E. Florey, who copied all these stories & a million or two words besides. / Sinclair Lewis / Barnard, Vt. / July 1, 1935”

[Another copy]

  • Bound in medium blue cloth. Printed dust jacket.

[Selected Short Stories. Czech] Dopis od Kralovny [Prague] : Nakladatelske Druzstvo maje, [1938]

  • Translated by Karla Blazkova.
  • Bound in blue boards.

Seven Selected Short Stories New York : Avon, 1943. (Avon short story monthly ; no. 6)

  • In printed wrappers.

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Sinclair Lewis on The Valley of the Moon / Sinclair Lewis [Cambridge, Mass.] : Harvard Pr., [1932]

  • “Of this first edition one hundred copies have been issued by the Harvard Press for private distribution by Harvey Taylor.” Copy no. 71, signed by Taylor.
  • Lewis’s comparison between Jack London’s The Valley of the Moon (1913) and Stewart Edward White’s Gold (1913).
  • Inscribed “To Margery Warner / This long book which I’ve never seen before / Sinclair Lewis / San Francisco / Feb. 3, 1938”
  • Date of publication supplied from from: Taylor, Harvey in Van Doren, Carl. Sinclair Lewis, XXI, p. 124.

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Sinclair Lewis’s Speech Accepting the Nobel Prize Girard, Kansas : Haldeman-Julius Publications, c1931. (Little Blue Book ; no. 1611 / edited by E. Haldeman-Julius)

  • Includes the text of Lewis’s speech, entitled “The American fear of literature,” and reprints correspondence between Lewis and Reverend William Stidger concerning Elmer Gantry.

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Tennis as I Play It / by Maurice E. McLoughlin ; [ghostwritten by Sinclair Lewis] New York : George H. Doran Co., c1915.

  • With letters confirming Lewis’s authorship of the book. Lewis was then living in Port Washington and working for George Doran.

[Another copy]
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To Toby / Sinclair Lewis Saint Paul : Macalester College, c1967.

  • No. 106 of 197 copies. A previously unpublished poem, written by Lewis Jan. 8, 1922 to his first wife, Grace Hegger Lewis.

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The Trail of the Hawk [1st ed.] New York : Harper & Brothers, 1915.

  • Rubber stamp on title page reads: “Advance copy / Not published”
  • In red cloth wrappers.

The Trail of the Hawk [1st ed.] New York : Harper & Brothers, 1915.

  • Bound in dark blue cloth. Lacks dust jacket.
  • Frontispiece illustration by Norman Rockwell.
  • Inscribed: “To Bert and Anice Terhune / with the love of Sinclair Lewis / Aug. 31, 1915.” Albert Payson Terhune had been an usher at Lewis’s first wedding in 1914; Anice was his wife.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth. Lacks dust jacket.
  • Two inscriptions. On front pastedown: “Mason and Helen Trowbridge / with the love of Sinclair Lewis / Sept. 14, 1915 / P.W. as we call it in our jolly fashion.” On front free endpaper: “To the Trowbridges, who took both the ‘nay’ & the ‘bores’ out of that once dreaded word ‘neighbors’; & who invented Carl’s favorite word, ‘blessed.’” “Carl” may be Carl Ericson, the protagonist.
  • At that time, Lewis was living in Port Washington, New York, with his first wife, Grace Hegger, and working for George Doran. The Trowbridges were neighbors with whom the Lewises played hearts.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth. Lacks dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To Percy Bland with regards as hearty as its [sic] possible on this double-cursed hot day in the office where he & I both try to look like Busy Young Men! / Sinclair Lewis / Sept. 17, 1915.” Lewis was then living in Port Washington and working for George Doran.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth. Lacks dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To A.W. Lublin…from the author…who has just caught a two-pound bass in a Florida river and is about to devour the same under a palm tree …”

[Another copy]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth. Illustrated dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To Linton Martin, who knows me as a brisk publicity man for Doran and here’s hoping he may like me in the more serious, finger-at-temple, fluffy-necktied role of novelist!”

[Another copy]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth. Lacks dust jacket.
  • Two inscriptions. On front pastedown: “To George Soule, who heard the cursory sounds of my starting this book / Sinclair Lewis / Sept. 3, 1915.” On front free endpaper: “On pages 254 and 274 appears a mysterious ‘George.’ Future biographers they will probably be ‘orribly future will probably identify him with George Soule who is the headliner in the dedication. / SL”
  • Lewis had known Soule at Yale, and the two later worked together for Stokes publishing. Soule was best man at Lewis’s first wedding in 1914.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth. Lacks dust jacket.
  • Inscribed: “To George Hamilton Fitch / Dear Mr. Fitch: As editor for George H. Doran Co., I admire your reviews week by week; & now as novelist second offense! I send you my book / Sinclair Lewis / Aug. 31, 1915”

[Another copy]

  • Bound in dark blue cloth. Lacks dust jacket.
  • Formerly the copy of Lewis’s bibliographer Harvey Taylor.

[The Trail of the Hawk. German] Falkenflug Berlin : Bolversband der Bucherfreunde, 1932.

  • Translated by Franz Fein.
  • Illustrated boards over red leather.

[The Trail of the Hawk. French] Une Vie Comme une Autre Paris : Editions du Siecle, 1933.

  • No. 145 of a limited edition of 150 numbered copies printed on Alfa paper.
  • Translated by Rene Legrand.
  • In cream wrappers.

[The Trail of the Hawk. French] Une Vie Comme une Autre Paris : Nouvelles Editions Latines, 1947.

  • Translated by Rene Legrand.
  • In white wrappers.

[The Trail of the Hawk. Czech] Jestrabi Stopou [Prague] : Kvasnicka a Hampl, 1932.

  • Translated by K.V. Palinek.
  • In brown paper covers.

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Work of Art 1st ed. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1934.

  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in gilt. Printed dust jacket.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in medium blue cloth stamped in gilt. Lacks dust jacket.

Work of Art Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1934. Later printing.

  • Bound in medium blue cloth.
  • Inscribed: “To L.E. Florey who was, as always, in on the making of this book / Sinclair Lewis / Jan. 12, 1934 / (Two weeks before publication)”

Work of Art [1st English ed.] London : Jonathan Cape, [1933]

  • Advance proof copy. Paper label on cover reads in part: “Duplicate proof for retention / does not contain proof reader’s marks” In turquoise wrappers.

Work of Art [1st English ed.] London : Jonathan Cape, 1934.

  • Bound in tan cloth.
  • Bookseller’s label on front pastedown reads: “Mitchell’s Book Store / Buenos Aires”

[Work of Art. Czech] Umelecke Dilo [Prage] : Nakladatele Kvasnicka a Hampl, 1935.

  • Translated by K.V. Palinec.
  • Bound in yellow cloth.

[Work of Art. French] Le Chef-D’oeuvre Paris : Librarie Stock, 1934.

  • Translated by Pierre and Minka Beguin.
  • No. 70 of a limited edition of 220 copies printed on Alfa paper.
  • In cream wrappers.

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World So Wide New York : Random House, [1951]

  • Proof sheets, printed on rectos only. Paper label on cover reads in part: “Title, publication date and price tentative / Please check with Random House before publishing review … File copy / Please return to Publicity Department / … For advance readers.” Pages punched at top and tied into a blue paper cover.

World So Wide [1st ed.] New York : Random House, c1951.

  • Bound in medium blue cloth. Printed dust jacket.

[Another copy]

  • Bound in medium blue cloth. Lacks dust jacket.

World So Wide New York : Random House, c1951.

  • Second printing.
  • Bound in medium blue cloth. Printed dust jacket.

World So Wide New York : Pyramid Books, 1961.

  • In blue illustrated wrappers.

World So Wide [1st English ed.] London : Heinemann, 1951.

  • Bound in black cloth.

[World So Wide. Danish] Dr. Olivia Kobenhavn : Winthers Forlag, [ca1951]

  • Translated by Jorgen Rothenborg.
  • In illustrated wrappers.

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[Uniform Edition of the Works of Sinclair Lewis] — London : Jonathan Cape, 1930.

Vol. I : Babbitt — [reproduced from the first English edition of 1922]

Vol. II : The Job — [reproduced from the first English edition of 1926]

Vol. III : Main Street — [reproduced from the first English edition of 1921]

Vol. IV : Our Mr. Wrenn — [reproduced from the first English edition of 1923]

Vol. V : [Arrowsmith] Martin Arrowsmtih — [reproduced from the first English edition of 1925]

Vol. VI : Free Air — [reproduced from the first English edition of 1924]

Vol. VII : Dodsworth — [reproduced from the first English ediiton of 1929]

Vol. VII : Elmer Gantry — [reproduced from the first English edition of 1927]


The Complete Works of Sinclair Lewis / edited by Hiroshige Yoshida — Kyoto : Rinsen Book Co., [1984] 24 vols.

Vol. I : Our Mr. Wrenn — [reproduced from the first edition of 1914]

Vol. II : The Trail of the Hawk — [reproduced from the first edition of 1915]

Vol. III : The Job ; The Innocents — [reproduced from the first edition(s) of 1917]

Vol. IV : Free Air — [reproduced from the first edition of 1919]

Vol. V : Main Street — [reproduced from the first edition of 1920]

Vol. VI : Babbitt — [reproduced from the first edition of 1922]

Vol. VII : Arrowsmith — [reproduced from the first edition of 1925]

Vol. VIII : Mantrap — [reproduced from the first edition of 1926]

Vol. IX : Elmer Gantry — [reproduced from the first edition of 1927]

Vol. X : The Man Who Knew Coolidge — [reproduced from the first edition of 1928]

Vol. XI : Dodsworth — [reproduced from the first edition of 1929]

Vol. XII : Ann Vickers — [reproduced from the first edition of 1933]

Vol. XIII : Work of Art — [reproduced from the first edition of 1934]

Vol. XIV : It Can’t Happen Here — [reproduced from the first edition of 1935]

Vol. XV : The Prodigal Parents — [reproduced from the first edition of 1938]

Vol. XVI : Bethel Merriday — [reproduced from the first edition of 1940]

Vol. XVII : Gideon Planish — [reproduced from the first edition of 1943]

Vol. XVIII : Cass Timberlane — [reproduced from the first edition of 1945]

Vol. XIX : Kingsblood Royal — [reproduced from the first edition of 1947]

Vol. XX : The God-Seeker — [reproduced from the first edition of 1949]

Vol. XXI : World So Wide — [reproduced from the first edition of 1951]

Vol. XXII : Selected Short Stories of Sinclair Lewis — [reproduced from the first ediiton of 1935]

Vol. XXIII : Jayhawker — [reproduced from the first edition of 1935] / It Can’t Happen Here (play) — [reproduced from the first edition of 1938, Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York]

Vol. XXIV : Appendix. Contents : Preface / Hiroshige Yoshida — [photographs of Sauk Centre, Minn.] — Hike and the Aeroplane / by Tom Graham [Sinclair Lewis], [reproduced from the first edition of 1912] — Essays — Early Verses.
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