Title: The Tattooed Countess: A romantic novel with a happy ending
Author: Carl Van Vechten
Description: Copyright page states ''First, second and third printings before publication / Published, August, 1924''. Purplish-burgundy cloth boards stamped in gilt on spine and front cover. Interior is clean and unmarked. Dust jacket spine faded; top right corner of front panel chipped; not price clipped ($2.50 net); in an archival mylar sleeve. 286 pages.
Carl Van Vechten's 1924 novel, set in the year 1897, partially set it the fictional town of Maple Valley, Iowa, wherein a European countess returns to her hometown in the midwest, encountering and shocking the Main Street mentality of its inhabitants. In 1925, it was adapted into the film A Woman of the World, directed by Malcolm St. Clair and starring Pola Negri.
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Alfred A Knopf
Place: New York
Keywords: books into film, A Woman of the World, novel, Iowa,
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