The Algonquin Wits

New York: Citadel Press, [1968]. First edition. Hardcover. 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches; 214 by 143 mm. 176 pages. Hardcover, bound in white cloth with orange paper-covered boards, in a white jacket. Book and jacket in very good condition; minor rubbing and soiling to jacket, and wear to top edge, plus a half-inch spot on the back panel that also affects the book's rear cover; four-inch purple ink mark on acknowledgments page. "A crackling collection of bon mots, wisecracks, epigrams and gags by Franklin Pierce Adams, Robert Benchley, Heywood Broun, Edna Ferber, George S. Kaufman, Ring Lardner, Dorothy Parker, Harold Ross, Robert E. Sherwood, and Alexander Woollcott ." Eight full-page black-and-white photographs. Jacket enclosed in a clear, archival-quality, removable protective cover. Item #155

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