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All The King’s Men.

All The King’s Men.

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All The King’s Men.

by Warren, Robert Penn

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1946. First edition of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Robert Penn Warren on the front free endpaper. Near fine in the second state dust jacket which is in good condition with the $3.00 price present. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Set in the 1930s, "All The King's Men" traces the rise and fall of Willie Stark, who resembles the real-life Huey "Kingfish" Long of Louisiana. Stark begins his political career as an idealistic man of the people but soon becomes corrupted by success. Generally considered the finest novel ever written on American politics. Basis for the 1949 film starring Broderick Crawford and the 2006 remake with Sean Penn, Jude Law and Kate Winslet. Named by Modern Library as one the 100 greatest novels of the twentieth century.

Synopsis

All the King's Men is a novel by Robert Penn Warren, first published in 1946. The novel's title is drawn from the nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty. In 1947 Warren won the Pulitzer Prize for All the King's Men. It was adapted for film in 1949 and 2006; the 1949 version won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

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Bookseller
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
143762
Title
All The King’s Men.
Author
Warren, Robert Penn
Book Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harcourt, Brace and Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1946

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Glossary

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Second State
used in book collecting to refer to a first edition, but after some change has been made in the printing, such as a correction,...
Clamshell Box
A protective box designed for storing and preserving a bound book or loose sheets. A clamshell box is hinged on one side, with...
Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
Octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...

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