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HECHT, Ben, & Gene Fowler.

The Great Magoo.

A love-sick Charade in three Acts and something like eight Scenes, recounting the Didoes of two young and amorous Souls, who nigh perished when they weren't in the Hay together. Illustrated by Herman Rosse.

Published: New York: Covici-Friede, 1933

Stock code: 62819

Price: £600

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First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper “To my favourite companion in the wassail-parlors of the mid-town sector, Paul Streger, with good cheer, Gene ‘Absinth’ Fowler, Dec – 1932.” Streger was a New York theatre director.

Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and upper board in green. With the dust jacket. Colour illustrated title page and illustrations throughout by Herman Rosse. Spine a little rolled, contents lightly tanned. An excellent copy in the rubbed, chipped and tanned jacket.

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