Daddy Long Legs (Mary Pickford Photo Play Edition)
WEBSTER, JEAN

1912 NY: Grosset & Dunlap, First photoplay edition (there was a later movie edition ca.1940). Illustrated with drawings by the author and scenes from the silent film starring Mary Pickford and produced by The Mary Pickford Company. A very good or slightly better copy in light green cloth lettered and decorated in brown and red. In the scarce original pictorial dust jacket featuring a color-tinted photograph of Pickford in a scene from the film. Jacket has considerable wear to the folds and some edge chipping including a 1/2" triangular chip at the top right corner of the front panel. Mary Picford's production company was the predecessor to United Artists, formed by Pickford and her husband Douglas Fairbanks as a result of the high-handed tactics of the Hollywood studios of the era. (Item ID: D548)

$19.50

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