Titolo: THE SMART SET A MAGAZINE OF CLEVERNESS . VOL...
Casa editrice: THE SMART SET CO., INC, NY, NY
Data di pubblicazione: 1917
Legatura: PICTORIAL PRINTED STIFF PAPER
Condizione libro: POOR CONDITION
Condizione sovraccoperta: NO DUST JACKET AS ISSUED
Edizione: FIRST EDITION THUS.
Tipologia articolo: MAGAZINE
144 PAGES. THE CHEAP PAPER IS TONED WITH AGE. THERE IS WEAR TO THE EDGES OF THE OVERSIZE COVERS AS IS USUALLY FOUND IN EARLY ISSUES OF THIS MAGAZINE. THE TITLE AND CONTENTS PAGES HAVE BEEN REMOVED. THE COVER AND SPINE IS PARTIALLY SEPARATED AND THE BINDING IS BROKEN WITH RUSTED STAPLES. THE COMTENTS BEGINNING WITH PAGE 3 INCLUDE AN EARLY BEN HECHT STORY, "THE MONSTER" IN "THE SMART SET" MAGAZINE, VOLUME LII, NUMBER 4, AUGUST 1917, PAGES 45-52. THE MAGAZINE ALSO, INCLUDES A ONE ACT PLAY BY MAXWELL BODENHEIM AND BEN HECHT, THE PLAY IS ENTITLED "MRS. MARGARET CALHOUN" ON PAGES 73-77. THIS PLAY IS PRIOR TO THE PUBLICATION OF THEIR FIRST COLLABORATIVE BOOK PUBLICATION OF ANOTHER PLAY "THE MASTER POISONER" IN 1918. COVER ART BY GENE KESSLER. AN UNCOMMON AND VERY HARD TO FIND ISSUE OF BEN HECHT'S EARLY WORK .ALSO THEATER COMMENTARY BY GEORGE JEAN NATHAN "THE DIARY OF A PLAY REVIEWER" AND AN ESSAY BY H. L. MENCKEN ENTITLED ":CRITICISM OF CRITICISM OF CRITICISM." Size: 6 7/8" X 10". Codice inventario libreria 222010
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