My favorite club

New York: reprinted from the Delta Kappa Epsilon Quarterly, 1933. 4to, pp. [6]-30, [2]; frontispiece and a few illustrations throughout; original brown wrappers; slight general wear, a bit of insect damage to last couple leaves, but overall very good. Warm inscription from the author on the title page reads: "Copy no. 189 / Samuel Merwin [crossed out] - All this is much too formal! Here is your copy of my book, Webbie, it is a pleasure and a privledge to give you my best wishes - also my admiration and esteem. And I hope you'll find the little book readable. Sam Merwin" and "To that most austere and pungent and poignant of our graphic philosophers - H.T. Webster - God love him!" With a drawing, presumably of "Webbie," by the author. Webster (1885 - 1953), a prominant American cartoonist, was sometimes referred to as “The Mark Twain of American cartoonists.” Merwin describes the Players Club in detail, covering the pool room, the card room, the library, the Booth room (named for Edwin Booth), Item #27407

Price: $450.00

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