Signed first edition of The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson.
Octavo, , 304,  pp. Gray paper-covered boards, red cloth spine, title stamped in gilt on spine, silhouette of man embossed on front cover. Top edge stained gray. Stated “First Printing” on copyright page. Solid binding, small stain on fore edge of first few pages, else text is clean. Spine ends slightly bumped. Bottom edge of boards rubbed, worn through at corners. Top corner of front cover bumped and worn. In publisher’s illustrated dust jacket, retail price of $3.50 on front flap, toning and creases to spine. Shelf wear and light soiling to panels. Chipping and tears to edges and corners, three yellowed tape repairs on interior. Small dampstain to interior of front flap fold. Author’s signature on front free endpaper.
This best-selling novel by Sloan Wilson was the basis for the 1956 film of the same name, starring Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones and Fredric March. In 1984, Wilson wrote a sequel novel titled The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit II, but it was not as successful as the original.