Near Fine. Book Hardcover. Old Town Book, 1993, first edition. In near fine condition, DJ in mylar. The bar was a saloon, there was a spittoon in the corner, hardboiled eggs on the bar, and who knows what going on the backroom.
Very Good in Good dust jacket. 3885. jpg. Owner's inscription, on half title page. 2nd printing in first year of publication (1931). Dust jacket with chips to edges and spine.; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6"-7" tall.
Second printing. Blue cloth lettered in black; 174 pps. with illustrated endpapers by Dan Sayer Groesbeck and with 12 full page drawings by such artists as Gluyas Williams, John Held, Jr., James Montgomery Flagg, Harrison Fisher and others. Humorous prohibition-era tale. Very good, spine lightly sunned and modest rubbing to the extremities.
Very Good Plus. No Jacket. Frontispiece by Rea Irvin and 11 black and white cartoon illustrations by Gluyas Williams, John Held, Jr., James Montgomery Flagg, Leon Gordon, R.L. Goldberg, H.T. Webster, Herb Roth and Harrison Fisher; pictorial endpapers by Dan Sayre Groesbeck. Very Good Plus, slight spine lean, lacking the scarce dustjacket.
Williams, Gluyas, and Flagg, James Montgomery, and Fisher, Harrison, and Held, Jr., John. Fine in fine dust jacket. 174 pages. Includes illustrations. First edition, first printing. Illustration by Gluyas Williams, John Held, Jr., James Montgomery Flagg, R. L. Goldberg, Harrison Fisher and others. An arch history of Prohibition and the saloon business, balanced to avoid offending the extreme Drys, the extreme Wets or those in the middle, the Slightly Moists. Near fine book with just a touch of wear to the corners. No dust jacket. A very nice copy!
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