The Prince of Wales and Other Famous Americans - in the scarce d/w.

By: Covarrubias, Miguel

Price: $350.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


. 1st ed., 8vo, ¼ yellow cloth/batiked boards. Unpaginated. The artist’s first book of theatrical and literary caricatures - following a two-year stint drawing for Vanity Fair and the New Yorker. Dozens of caricatures of American and British celebrities from the 1920s. Four color plates, 6 b/w plates, the remaining caricatures in black and white line drawings. Introduction by Carl van Vechten. Near fine in poor d/w. Corners lightly rubbed, lightly soiled at spine ends. The very scarce d/w is split in half with a 1.5” open tear at top of spine and numerous closed tears and chips along edges.

Title: The Prince of Wales and Other Famous Americans - in the scarce d/w.

Author Name: Covarrubias, Miguel

Categories: Illustrated Books, Humor & Satire, Cartoons & Caricature,

Edition: 1st edition

Publisher: NY: Alfred A. Knopf: 1925

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Poor

Item: 2.00 lbs

Seller ID: s200613c

Keywords: humor, caricature, illustrated, cartoon