Marjorie Morningstar, Herman Wouk, Doubleday, 1955 1st edition, 565 pages. Description: Book; Blue cloth with navy blue spine, silver lettering and blue starbursts on the spine. Dust jacket; John Scotford design of city skyline at sunrise that wraps to the spine, white lettering to front panel and spine, photo of author on back panel, not price clipped. Condition: Book; Very good. Bright boards and pages, spine not sunned at all, some palming dirt on the boards, there is one small water stain on the front board, the top front point is creased. Something has been written and the erased on both the ffep and the half-title page, front hinge can be seen on the very top of the inside board but it is still holding strong, especially for such a thick book.. Slight lean to the spine. Dust jacket; Good. Colors are still strong and the spine shows virtually no sign of sunning, not price clipped but there is a large piece missing from the lower inside edge of the front panel, several closed tears to all edges including the flap hinge areas which are fragile. There is also an old tape repair to top rear edge that is only visible from the underside, light pencil marks on the back panel not affecting the author's photo. Now protected in Brodart.