First Edition Thus, First Printing. Final & Definitive Edition of Groucho Marx's First Book. Mint as new, unread copy. Paperbound. ISBN: 0672522241. A book of classic Groucho humor taking place in and around the worlds of beds. First published in 1930, an edition which went quickly out of print, Groucho Marx reissued this edition during the great revival of interest in the Marx Brothers in the 1970s. Groucho wrote a new essay as an introduction specially for this edition. The book contains all the original vintage photograph illustrations of Groucho from the 1930 edition plus new illustrations of Groucho lying in bed with various celebrities from the 1970s including Valerie Perrine, Burt Reynolds, Elliott Gould, Phyllis Diller, Lynn Redgrave, George Fenneman, Carroll O'Connor, Sally Struthers. This the final edition has been out of print for over three decades. We recently found a few remaining brand new unread copies in a Hollywood book warehouse where they have been for 30 years. The copies are lovely. "Call him bedroom radical, call him dreamer, call him collect. Groucho's BEDS is the last word on bedroom bedlam, and 'no Marx every breaks his word-except maybe to an employer, the landlord, or a lady. '"
1976, 1st Bobbs-Merrill edition, fine condition stiff pictorial wraps, published by Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, 71 pages. Grouch Marx's hilarious account of Beds, in beds, on beds, and under beds. "Anything that can't be done in bed isn't worth doing at all! " Illustrated with photographs of Groucho with various Hollywood personalities in bed.
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