IRONIES by CONNELL, Richard < >


Edition: First printing

New York: Minton, Balch, 1930. Khaki cloth stamped in dark blue. Narrow band of slight age-darkening to spine tips; light foxing to page edges; front pastedown has an ink name and minor foxing, both almost entirely hidden by the jacket flap; text paper toned; else fine. In the scarce dust jacket, red on pale grey. Spine is age-darkened and rubbed, with a half inch deep chip across the head, but no lettering lost; panels a bit tanned, lightly rubbed; front panel has a half inch tear to top edge and a 3 inch closed tear to upper inner corner; partial split and small holes to rear flap fold; in all just good, but all printing intact. Richard Edward Connell (b. 1893) was a Hollywood screenwriter who won an O. Henry Award in 1923. He worked on the films "Meet John Doe", "Brother Orchid", "Nice Girl", "Hired Wife", and "Milky Way". His most famous work is the story "The Most Dangerous Game". A collection of 15 short stories, some of criminous interest, most humourous. In Hubin.; Octavo

Book ID: 11240
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