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THE LAMBS PUBLIC GAMBOL : FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE MISSISSIPPI FLOOD SUFFERERS [caption title] by [The Lambs Club] - Paperback - Signed First Edition - 1927] - from W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera and Biblio.com

THE LAMBS PUBLIC GAMBOL : FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE MISSISSIPPI FLOOD SUFFERERS [caption title]

by [The Lambs Club]

Condition: Very good


[New York: The Lambs, 1927]. Softcover. Very good. W. Spencer Wright. Quarto. [8] pp. Pictorial self-wrappers. 78 unique contemporary ink autograph signatures on front and rear wrappers. Early soft vertical fold (affecting all leaves), minor soiling to wrappers, with two-inch stain in rear wrapper. Very good.

Program for the Lambs Club's 1927 Public Gambol, held May 15 at the Knickerbocker Theatre, benefiting the victims of the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927. The cover art, by W. Spencer Wright, features a nude satyress with a shepherd's crook and a lamb at her feet peering through a crack in a fence. The program is signed by Wright and 77 fellow Lambs, including such stage luminaries as Walter Catlett, Bill Desmond, Leon Errol, Lew Fields, Eddie Foy, David Warfield, and "Shepherd" Tom Wise.


  • Bookseller: W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 25
  • Title: THE LAMBS PUBLIC GAMBOL : FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE MISSISSIPPI FLOOD SUFFERERS [caption title]
  • Author: [The Lambs Club]
  • Illustrator:W. Spencer Wright
  • Format/binding:Softcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: The Lambs
  • Place: [New York
  • Date published: 1927]
  • Keywords: art, theater, actors, playwrights, New York City, natural disasters, ephemera, illustrated, autographs
  • Bookseller catalogs: Americana; Performing Arts;


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