Paths of Glory First Edition First Printing Humphrey Cobb Kubrick Kirk Douglas

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  • Sold Date: Feb 29, 2016
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Paths of Glory First Edition First Printing Humphrey Cobb Kubrick Kirk Douglas Hardcover With Original Dust Jacket on inside covers
Offered in this sale is a TRUE 1st Edition 1st Printing WITH original dust jacket of Humphrey Cobb's only novel
PATHS OF GLORY
Viking Press first edition first printing with stated "First Published June 1935" on copyright page. Gilt front and spine lettering with sun fading on spine, some long ago stain mark front cover. Inside very clean with no interior marks. Pictures give best details. Dust cover inside flap info pages pasted to inside of front and first page, back of dust cover on the inside of the back cover. No front portion of dust cover. "Paths of Glory" was Cobb's only published novel. This anti-war novel follows French soldiers in World War I, documenting much inhumanity and many casualties, both living and dead. Cobb became a successful screenwriter after the publication of Paths. His work "None But the Brave" was published in serial form in Collier's Weekly in 1938. "Paths of Glory" was made into a movie of the same name by Stanley Kubrick in 1957, with the lead played by Kirk Douglas. It was Kubrick's first major success, part of his anti-war trilogy that included "Dr. Strangelove" in 1964 and "Full Metal Jacket" in 1987.
CONDITION: Highly collectible. Interior : Pasted
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