CRONIN, A[rchibald] J[oseph]

Grand canary.   London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1933

8vo. 318 pp. Black publisher's cloth, yellow lettering to spine; in the original yellow dust-jacket. From the library of Zane Grey, with his embossed stamp to fly-leaf. $400.00

First edition. A physician who is blamed for the death of three patients leaves his job and his country in disgrace, ultimately finding redemption when thrust into the middle of an epidemic. Made into a motion picture a year after its publication, starring Warner Baxter, Madge Evans and Marjorie Rambeau.

Gray (1872-1939) was an American author and one of the founding fathers of the Western literary genre.

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