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Scrambled Eggs by  Lawton Mackall - Signed First Edition - 1920 - from Knickerbocker Books and

Scrambled Eggs

by Mackall, Lawton

Condition: Very Good/Not Issued

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.

  • 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: Cincinnati
  • Date published: 1920
  • Bookseller catalogs: Humor; Children's & Illustrated;


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