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Scrambled Eggs by  Lawton Mackall - Signed First Edition - 1920 - from Knickerbocker Books (SKU: 006215)

Scrambled Eggs

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Scrambled Eggs

by Mackall, Lawton

  • Used
  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Not Issued
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About This Item

Cincinnati: Stewart & Kidd Company, 1920. Scarce 1920 First Edition. VERY GOOD hardcover complete with 5 black & white illustration plates by Oliver Herford. INSCRIBED on front free endpaper in black ink by the author "For Carl Van Doren - incorruptible critic! Lawton Mackall. Apr. 13, 1920". Van Doren was an author as well as a critic. He was awarded the 1939 Pulitzer Prize for his biography "Benjamin Franklin." A clean copy with no other markings; text pages crisp and fresh. Covered in dark green paper over boards with black lettering and with a color pastedown of artwork by cartoonist Don Herold on front. The cover is clean; lightly shelf-worn with rubbing along edges, some scuffing to paper along spine folds, short tears at base of spine. The pastedown rubbed but bright and attractive. Binding a bit loose but intact; hinges intact, no splits or loose pages. No jacket (most likely a jacket was not issued). 5-1/4 x 7-1/2". 64 pages. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Not Issued. Illus. by Herford, Oliver. Presentation Copy.

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Details

Bookseller
Knickerbocker Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
006215
Title
Scrambled Eggs
Author
Mackall, Lawton
Illustrator
Herford, Oliver
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Not Issued
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Stewart & Kidd Company
Place of Publication
Cincinnati
Date published
1920
Bookseller catalogs
Humor; Children's & Illustrated;

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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
edges
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spine
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First Edition
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jacket
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