Item #56001 BUTTERFIELD 8. John O'Hara.
BUTTERFIELD 8.

BUTTERFIELD 8.

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., (1935). First edition. O'Hara's second novel set in New York, this one loosely based on the life of socialite and flapper Starr Faithfull, whose unsolved death in 1931 became a tabloid sensation (Wikipedia). Adapted for the 1960 movie of the same name starring Elizabeth Taylor, who won an Acaademy Award for her portrayal of Gloria Wandrous. About very good with spine lettering faded but readable and creasing to base of spine; in good dust jacket with rubbed creasing and chipping to spine ends and corners taking out author's name at head of spine (not affecting any other lettering).
Item #56001

Price: $325.00

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