AMERICAN OUTPOST; A BOOK OF REMINISCENCES

Sinclair, Upton [Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr.], 1878-1968.

Published by New York: Farrar & Rinehart Incorporated, 1932.
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FAMILY ASSOCIATION COPY INSCRIBED, SIGNED, AND DATED BY UPTON SINCLAIR TO A NIECE. First edition (per publisher's logo upon copyright page as was their contemporary practice). [8], 280 pages. Hardcover: H 20.75cm x L 14.5cm. Lacks dust jacket. Green cloth, some staining and soiling to boards with color fading at edges, spine slightly cocked with cloth sunned to a light brown. Very muted green top edge; toning to fore-edge and bottom edge; endpapers toned; foxing to frontispiece b/w portrait with toning/foxing to adjacent leaves; some light foxing and a few small stains to interior pages. Author's six-line ink inscription upon the front free endpaper: "To Sara Bailey | with best wishes | for her education | from her uncle | Upton Sinclair | Pasadena June 30 1935." Binding is firm. A good+ copy. The book's inscribee is Sarah Bailey Kimbrough McBee (1912-2006) who was a daughter of Lucile Bridgeforth Hardy Kimbrough (1888-1985) and Orman Lanier Kimbrough (1884-1949), the latter being the immediate sibling to Upton Sinclair's second wife Mary Craig Kimbrough Sinclair (1882-1961). Raised in Biloxi and Greenwood, Orman and Mary Craig were the two oldest of ten children and remained close throughout their lives despite her career as activist and writer with husband Upton primarily in California and Orman's career as a lawyer in Mississippi. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: AMERICAN OUTPOST; A BOOK OF REMINISCENCES
Publisher: New York: Farrar & Rinehart Incorporated, 1932.

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Sinclair, Upton [Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr.], 1878-1968.
Published by New York: Farrar & Rinehart Incorporated, 1932. (1932)
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Book Description New York: Farrar & Rinehart Incorporated, 1932., 1932. FAMILY ASSOCIATION COPY INSCRIBED, SIGNED, AND DATED BY UPTON SINCLAIR TO A NIECE. First edition (per publisher's logo upon copyright page as was their contemporary practice). [8], 280 pages. Hardcover: H 20.75cm x L 14.5cm. Lacks dust jacket. Green cloth, some staining and soiling to boards with color fading at edges, spine slightly cocked with cloth sunned to a light brown. Very muted green top edge; toning to fore-edge and bottom edge; endpapers toned; foxing to frontispiece b/w portrait with toning/foxing to adjacent leaves; some light foxing and a few small stains to interior pages. Author's six-line ink inscription upon the front free endpaper: "To Sara Bailey | with best wishes | for her education | from her uncle | Upton Sinclair | Pasadena June 30 1935." Binding is firm. A good+ copy. The book's inscribee is Sarah Bailey Kimbrough McBee (1912-2006) who was a daughter of Lucile Bridgeforth Hardy Kimbrough (1888-1985) and Orman Lanier Kimbrough (1884-1949), the latter being the immediate sibling to Upton Sinclair's second wife Mary Craig Kimbrough Sinclair (1882-1961). Raised in Biloxi and Greenwood, Orman and Mary Craig were the two oldest of ten children and remained close throughout their lives despite her career as activist and writer with husband Upton primarily in California and Orman's career as a lawyer in Mississippi. Bookseller Inventory # JUN17-07716

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