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4to, blue and silver embossed boards. 116 p. Progam book for the 1940 ARPU [American Pigeon Racing Union] held at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. Many advertisements, including welcomes from Hollywood stars and LA politicians. Profusely illustrated with b&w photos. Near fine copy with moderate rubbing to back cover. Front cover a delight to behold. A two page advertisement features a scene from Edward G. Robinson’s “A Dispatch from Reuters”, where racing pigeons were used to establish the world’s first news agency. Many of the other advertisements are messages from Warner Brothers studio actors and production staff indicating the studio might have helped sponsor the event.
Title: Program Book: American Racing Pigeon Union Convention, Los Angeles 1940 Los Angeles A.R.P.U., 1940
Publisher: Los Angeles, ARPU: 1940
Book Condition: Near fine.
Item: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: k180315d
Keywords: pigeons, birds