Description:drawings. Several versions of the song are given after Huston's...drawings. Several versions of the song are given after Huston's stage adaptation. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper, a few tiny paint specks on front, color drawing tipped in as frontispiece.
Description:Very Good with no dust jacket. Deckle edge, red cloth with...Very Good with no dust jacket. Deckle edge, red cloth with black and gilt titles. Former owner signature FFE; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 160 pages.
Description:Very Good. Book Tipped-in color frontispiece and several textual...Very Good. Book Tipped-in color frontispiece and several textual illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias. New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1930. First edition. Dramatic adaptation of the American folk song Frankie and Johnny, concerning the ill-fated relationship between a sporting woman and an unfaithful gambler. In addition to the play, this volume includes 20 distinct versions of the story on which the famous murder ballad was based. This was the first play written by John Huston (1906-87), the Academy Award-winning film director whose work includes The Maltese Falcon (1941), The Treasure of Sierra Madre (1948), The Asphalt Jungle (1950), and The African Queen (1951). Red cloth binding, with black and gilt titles. The boards are moderately edgeworn, with a minor bump to the bottom corners and a faint stain to the front panel; otherwise very good.
Description:Very good+ lacking a dust jacket. Slight wear to red cloth,...Very good+ lacking a dust jacket. Slight wear to red cloth, small bump near top of spine. Foredge of pages is deckled and slightly darkened. Bookplate on front pastedown, with short inscriptions from three persons on the front endpapers. Illustrations by Covarrubias, with color frontispiece tipped in. Includes variations on the ballad, and a history of its derivation. The film director's play using the Frankie and Johnny legend. A tight, clean copy.
Description:Very good(+) Illustrated by Covarrubias with a tipped in color...Very good(+) Illustrated by Covarrubias with a tipped in color frontispiece. 8vo, decorative red cloth (spine rubbed). New York: Albert & Charles Boni, (1930). First Edition. Very good (+).
Binding: Publisher's decorated red cloth. Lacks the dust jacket.
Publisher: Albert and Charles Boni,
Description:Better than very good; cloth a little dust-soiled. 160 pp. With...Better than very good; cloth a little dust-soiled. 160 pp. With a tipped-in color frontispiece, and numerous black and white illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias. 8vo.
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