HISTORY OF THE MANHATTAN CLUB: A NARRATIVE OF THE ACTIVITIES OF HALF A CENTURY - FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY 1865-1915 (WITH A TIPPED IN NOTE FROM WATTERSON TO THOMAS NAST)

WATTERSON, HENRY

Published by THE MANHATTAN CLUB, NEW YORK, 1915
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Title: HISTORY OF THE MANHATTAN CLUB: A NARRATIVE ...

Publisher: THE MANHATTAN CLUB, NEW YORK

Publication Date: 1915

Binding: THREE QUARTER BROWN LEATHER

Book Condition: GOOD-

Signed: INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR

Edition: FIRST EDITION (LIMITED, STATED).

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LIMITED EDITION: 200/650. 165 PAGES, 25 FULL PAGE PLATES WITH TISSUE GUARDS. GOLD GILT LETTERING AND FIVE RAISED BANDS ON THE SPINE. MARBLED PAPER COVERED BOARDS AND ENDPAGES. GOLD GILT TOP EDGE, DECKLE SIDE AND BOTTOM EDGES. THE TOP EDGE OF THE SPINE IS MISSING 1/2" AND IS RUFF ON THE BOTTOM. THE FRONT HINHE IS PARTIALLY SEPARATED, BUT STILL HOLDING FAIRLY STRONG. THE TEXT IS NEAR PRISTINE. THE TIPPED IN NOTE TO THOMAS NAST IS ON WATTERSON'S "COURIER-JOURNAL" LETTERHEAD AND IS DATED MAY 15, 1887. THE 10 LINES ARE PERSONALIZED TO THE EXTENT THAT THEY ARE PRECEEDED BY "My Dear Tom" AND ARE FOLLOWED BY "Your Friend H.W." PERHAPS THE NOTE AND BOOK WERE FROM NASTS' LIBRARY. THE NOTE AND THE BOOK ARE NOT RELATED, BEING DATED 28 YEARS APART. HENRY WATTERSON (1840-1921) WAS A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER, NEWSPAPER EDITOR AND 1918 PULITZER PRIZE WINNER. THOMAS NAST (1840 -1902) WAS A GERMAN-BORN AMERICAN CARACTURIST AND EDITORIAL CARTOONIST CONSIDERED TO BE THE "FATHER OF THE AMERICAN CARTOON." Size: QUARTO. Bookseller Inventory # 01913.13

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