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Very Good in Good jacket. Size: Octavo; Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1932. The first Scribner edition. Blue cloth with gilt titles. Some foxing to end papers. Red stained top edge. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; boards and text also very good. DJ clipped with some foxing and tears. Wear and rubbing to edges and especially at spine ends. DJ protected in Mylar wraps. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Fine in Fine jacket. 255 Pages First edition from this publisher, third printing. First published in 1904 by McClurg, it is a fictionalized account of his youth in Ohio. It went through seven editions but was never a critical or commercial success. Near fine book in a near fine dust jacket with slight wear to the corners. A very nice copy!
Early edition of Darrow's fictionalized memoir of his Ohio boyhood, first published by McClurg in 1904. Though it went throught seven editions, the book was never a commercial success, which pained Darrow, who felt it was his finest book. Burgess and Constance Johnson were notable authors. Burgess was a humorist and author of light verse who, among other things, published a study of profanity with a foreword by H.L. Mencken; Constance also wrote humorous verse, essays, and occasional short pieces. A nicely inscribed copy to one of Darrow's literary contemporaries. HUNSBERGER 176. Third Printing. Octavo (19.75cm); gray paper and taupe cloth-covered boards, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; orange topstain; dustjacket; vi, -255pp. Inscribed by Darrow on the front endpaper: "To Mr & Mrs Burgess Johnson / As a testimonial to their / good cheer and good [illegible] / with the best wishes of / Clarence Darrow / Dec 2, 1927." Wear to upper and lower edges, with board exposure at upper right corners; small, previous owner's label to upper front pastedown, with small embossed stamp to front endpaper and a faint dampstain to upper edge of textblock and rear cover; Very Good. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.00), sunned at spine and extremities, with front and rear panels neatly detached, small losses to spine ends, with a 4.5" split and associated tear along rear joint; Good.
Very good. 220 pages, small 8vo, blue cloth (gently edge-worn; small dark streak on the front cover). New York: B. W. Huebsch, (1919). Third edition. Very good condition. Inscribed to a judge on the front free endpaper: "Hon Herbert Baker with the regards of his friend Clarence Darrow Greeley Colo. Dec 26th 1923."
Near Fine in a lightly worn, Very Good dustwrapper. First printing of the new edition of 1932 with a new preface by the author dated August 1932. A novel that is really a thinly disguised autobiography of the great labor lawyer. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the title page: "Inscribed to Mrs. Ida Willard Beble/with the kind regards of/Clarence Darrow/Chicago, Oct. 22nd 1932."
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