The Lilies of the Field by William E. Barrett [FIRST EDITION] 1962 • Doubleday & Company

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The Lilies of the Field by William Edmund Barrett with illustrations by Burt Silverman


True 1st edition with $2.50 price on front panel of jacket.

Hardcover with dust jacket in very good condition. 

Dust jacket is fully in tact with a few chipped edges;  line of surface damage across front [see photos] - otherwise very good.  Now housed in a new HQ brodart jacket protector. 

Book itself is near mint.  Eroded letter on green cloth spine and a cropped corner to front endpaper.  Otherwise excellent.  Reads as new!

Source novel for the classic film starring Sidney Poitier

The enchanting story of two unlikely friends, a black ex-GI and the head of a group of German nuns, The Lilies of the Field tells the story of their impossible dream to build a chapel in the desert.