Category: Modern First Editions

LOST HORIZON Stock code: 13268

Author / Artist:

Hilton, James

Publisher:

London: Macmillan. 1933

Description:

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely near fine copy, the binding clean and square, the contents with a previous owner's bookplate and ink name to the front pastedown otherwise clean and bright throughout. Complete with the near fine, very bright, lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper. Not price-clipped (7/6 net to the front flap). Housed in a purpose-made cloth folding case with gilt titles to the upper lid and spine. An exceptional example.

Price:

£12,500.00

Notes:

Inscribed by the author in black ink on the title page, "H. D. Winney / sincerely / James Hilton". The basis for the budget busting, multi Acadamy Award nominated 1937 Columbia Pictures film directed by Frank Capra, starring Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt and H. B. Warner.