This early work by Alexander Woollcott was originally published in 1924 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Enchanted Aisles' is a work a collection of articles Woollcott wrote about the theatre. Alexander Humphreys Woollcott was born on the 19th January, 1887 in New Jersey, America and was a critic and ...Read MoreThis early work by Alexander Woollcott was originally published in 1924 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Enchanted Aisles' is a work a collection of articles Woollcott wrote about the theatre. Alexander Humphreys Woollcott was born on the 19th January, 1887 in New Jersey, America and was a critic and commentator for The New Yorker magazine. One of New York's most prolific drama critics, Woollcott was an owlish character whose caustic wit either joyously attracted or vehemently repelled the artistic communities of 1920s Manhattan.Read Less
Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt., gilt top edge (soiled). viii, 260 pp. Lightly rubbed edges and corners, a few light surface marks. Contents a bit toned, with light scattered foxing. Former owner signature on front flyleaf.
Very Good. New York, 1971; reprint of 1924 edition; green cloth covered boards; no dust jacket; minimal wear on cover; Interior clean and unmarked; back cover has a slight curve; 8vo-over 7 3/4"-9 3/4" Tall; 260 pages.
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, NY, 1924. 1st Edition, 1st Printing, Good+, Hard Cover, Size=6.5"x9.5", 260pgs. Cloth frayed head and foot of spine, slightly worn at 2 fore-edge corners, ink date, black lined out name? on front endpaper, foxing specks on 3 black pages after front endpaper, page ends browned, paper sticker inside rear cover, o.w. a clean copy. Text pages bright and in VG+ condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
34 Woollcott essays, including some of his columns on the American theater previously published in the New York Times, The Herald, Scribner's and Vanity Fair. Stated second edition on title page; "third printing, October, 1924" on copyright pg. The Knickerbocker Press. Dedicated to Edna Ferber. Hardcover, Good+/none. Dark boards, spine sunned. Artistic gilt lettering on front is bright; lettering on spine faded, is legible but barely so. Sound. Corners not bumped. 260 pgs. Top of closed-pg block is gilt. Much foxing throughout. Pgs 187-194, lower corners creased.
Good. 260pp 6.25 x 9.25" Blue cloth covers. Signed on ffendpp (almost illegibly). Reminisciences of his years as a theater critic. Condition: Top spine end torn and chipped along front hinge, some edge wear, corners bumped, covers a bit rubbed and smudged, back cover bumped and wrinkled, else Good. SKU 32433 ** We ship our books in sturdy corrugated cartons, paper items in stiff "Stay Flat" envelopes. (We do not use padded envelopes. ) Free tracking (Delivery confirmation) on all USA orders.
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