East Side, West Side

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947. First Edition. INSCRIBED in the year of publication by Marcia Davenport to fellow author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings: "For dear Marjorie / with my gratitude for much said and unsaid, and my love / Marcia / New York / October 1947."

A superb association between two significant women writers of the 1940s. Basis for the 1949 film noir directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Barbara Stanwyck, James Mason, Van Heflin, Ava Gardner, and Cyd Charisse.

Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket is lightly edgeworn, with light toning and a single vertical crease on the spine panel. In a custom green quarter-leather clamshell box.

The Dark Page I: 1940-1949, p. 74.

[Book #156522]