THE YEARLING. Marjorie Kinnan RAWLINGS.

THE YEARLING

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Pulitzer Prize winning novel made into a film. INSCRIBED in the year of publication and SIGNED by Rawlings on the front endpaper: "For/Gladys and Clifford Lyons/Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings/March 1938." Dr. Clifford Lyons of the University of Florida testified on Rawlings's behalf in the Cross Creek trial when the author was sued for invasion of privacy by some of those she wrote about in her book CROSS CREEK. An account of the trial may be found in Patricia Nassif Acton's INVASION OF PRIVACY: THE CROSS CREEK TRIAL OF MARJORIE KINNAN RAWLINGS. Scarce to find a signed first edition in this condition, especially with an association. Slight browning to endpapers and a little foxing to the spine. Near Fine in a Near Fine correct dustwrapper with a short closed tear and a little foxing at the rear. Item #020249

Price: $3,500.00