ALGONQUIN ROUND TABLE . - Robert C. BENCHLEY (1889-1945).
Of All Things. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1921. Octavo (7 3/8 x 5in; 188 x 128mm). Pp. [i-]x; [1-]234[-236; + 4pages of adverts, dated ‘vii.21’.] Original light blue/grey cloth, blocked in navy and yellow-green, navy lettering, spine and upper cover blocked and lettered. Condition: spine discolored, extremities slightly rubbed. Provenance: Arthur Murray Sherwood (father of Robert E. Sherwood, presentation inscription from the author “To A.M. Sherwood / who helped give to the / world the Harvard Lampoon / and Robert E. Sherwood. / Gratefully, / Robert C Benchley / December 23, 1921”); by descent.
First Edition, presentation copy, of the author’s first book. Inscribed to the father of his friend and fellow Algonquin Round Table habitué: Robert Sherwood.
- Binding Condition: Acceptable
- Overall Condition: Acceptable
- Size: 7 3/8 x 5in; 188 x 128mm
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