Very Good. Garden City, 1931. Blue cloth covered boards with gold titles; mild wear to edges and covers; spine titles faded and difficult to read; 12mo, 6 3/4"-7 3/4" Tall; no jacket. Previous owner's name on free front endpaper; Interior clean and unmarked; 118 pages.
Very Good. A collection of poems, songs and pieces which originally appeared in Punch magazine. Includes one particularly racist selection titled "Four Negro Commercials" which contains the lines, "You'll never be President of de United States-Play on yo' harp, Ole N_ _ _ _ _ r." Blue coverboads with gilt illustration on front and lettering on spine. Some wear and bumping of coverboards. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Size: 12mo (7.5" to 8"). 127 pp.
over 20 b/w Illustrations. Very Good. London: Ernest Benn Limited. 1930. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. 127 pages. Notable for the "Four Negro Commercials" (sic! ) and the 2 essays ("Note on the Writing of French Poetry" and "Brief Lecture to a Serious Poet"), as well as the uncredited illustrations. A very good copy with slight stains and rubbing to covers; previous owner's pencil and ink markings and annotations; slight internal browning to edges and endpapers.
MANY UNATTRIBUTED DRAWINGS. NEAR FINE in G00D jacket. INCLUDING BALLADS FOR BROADBROWS SEA-SHANTIES PLAIN JANE LAUGHING ANN SOLID CLEAN AND BRGHT WITH DYED TOP AND UNCUT FOREDGE UNMARKED WITH GREAT PERIOD ILLUSTRATIONS COVER IS BLINDSTAMPED WITH LIGHT WEAR TO COMPLETE GOLD LETTERING ON SPINE JACKET IS UNCLIPPED WITH A BRIGHT FRONT DISCOLORED SPINE SOME CHIPPING AT TOP AND BOTTOM OF SPINE SEVERAL CHIPS TO THE BACK.
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