New York: D. Appleton, 1931. First Edition. Author's first novel, after a series of children's books in the 1920s.
After graduating from Earlham she attended Columbia University where she graduated as the only women of the first class of the Pulitzer School of Journalism. Addington worked as manuscript and copy reader, and a series of free lance articles garnered her a position with The New York Sun. From 1921 to 1923 she was on the staff of The Ladies Home Journal which printed her series of "Pudding Lane," stories for juvenile readers, afterwards published in book form. Her only other novel, "Hound of Heaven," was published in 1935.
Basis for the 1932 Sidney Lanfield film of the same name, starring James Dunn and Sally Eilers. A story set in New York about two hungry dancers and their efforts to conquer Broadway.
Very Good in a Very Good plus example of the scarce dust jacket. Spine lean, foxing to the page edges, and a few faint stains to the boards. Toning and faint staining to the jacket, with a few tiny chips.