Item #896 Paths Of Glory. Humphrey Cobb.

Paths Of Glory

New York: Viking Press, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. 1st edition of his first book.  Fine in fine 1st printing dustjacket.  Signed copies are common, with a dozen out there for sale, but years pass between strictly fine dustjacket like this one being offered for sale. Fine / fine. Item #896

A gritty World War I novel, a war started by the last generation of those who believed in the divine right of Kings.  It was made into a 1957 film by Stanley Kubrick (arguably his greatest) that was banned in France because of its authentic depiction of a coverup by French commanding officers deflecting their incompetent stupidity.

Price: $800.00

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