L'AFFAIRE JONES. by Bernstein, Hillel.

L'AFFAIRE JONES. by Bernstein, Hillel. < >


Edition: Book club edition.

New York: The Literary Guild, (1933) dj. Hardcover - A humorous novel about a meek American who goes to France and becomes part of an international incident. It begins "For three days I have been a political prisoner in the Sante Prison. All Paris is in uproar. The newspapers denounce me . . . But in spite of everything I cling tenaciously to two facts: I am Henry Jones from Windfall, Georgia, and that I came to France to write a cook book. A two-color frontispiece drawing by the cartoonist Otto Soglow, and three-color cartoon illustrations on the endpapers. 257 pp.

Condition: Near fine in blue cloth boards with a little illustration blocked in gilt, with a beige cloth spine with gilt lettering, top edge tinted red in a very good dust jacket with the usual stylized art deco design used by the Literary Guild (previous owner's name, a few small chips to the upper edge of the dj)

Book ID: 86381
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