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New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1934. Endpapers + 6 illustrations by Rockwell Kent. 307 pages, 8vo, red and white polka cloth with black type on spine and front cover (extremities of spine slightly worn, spine darkened). New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1934. First Edition. Very good (+). L. M. Alexander won Dodd Mead%u2019s $10,000 Prize for this first novel, and then never published another word.
New York: Harper, 1931. Illustrated in black and white. 370 pages, 8vo, red cloth (cloth a bit soiled, spine darkened and top lightly frayed). New York: Harper, 1931. Internally a very good copy. Signed in full and dated by the author on the front free endpaper: "Frederick L. Allen, September 28, 1932. [1st textbook edition]"
New York: Harper, 1940. Frontispiece, black and white plates, 362 pages, thick 8vo, red cloth (spine a bit toned). New York and London: Harper, 1940. First Edition. A near fine copy. Signed in full and inscribed on the front free endpaper: "When I write inside every other copy of this book that I write inside, I say "For" so-and-so. In this one and only copy I can say To Letitia Cunningham Rogers February 7, 1940."
New York: Harper, 1935. Photo Illus. xii, 483pp. 8vo, red cloth, light water streaks on front cover. New York; Harper & Brothers, 1935. First Edition. Seminal history of American Finance from 1900 through the Depression. Presentation copy, inscribed to his wife -"so patient with a husband submerged in documents....for nearly two years;' so encouraging at discouraging moments and....so generally satisfactory in fifty or sixty other respects."