“There is about him and his artistry the wonderment of childhood, the sad searching loneliness which seeks companionship in the fairyland of the imagination. It is an abiding, cherished faith in make-believe…” - Photoplay Magazine, 1946
First U.K. Photoplay Edition of FRANKENSTEIN . An important photoplay edition, as it was the first to feature a photo of Boris Karloff as the Frankenstein moster on the jacket. Scarce in such presentable condition; the UK photoplay turns up far less frequently than its American counterpart.
The Road Back. Erich Maria Remarque. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1937. First edition of reprint edition, done for the movie of the same name. Original dust jacket.
After surviving several horrifying years in the inferno of the Western Front, a young German soldier and his cohorts return home at the end of WW1. Their road back to life in civilian world is made arduous by their bitterness about what they find in post-war society.