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Father Goose. The Story of Mack Sennett


Published by New York Covici Friede 1934, 1934
From James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA (Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)

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First Edition. Signed presentation copy from the great silent film comedian Ben Turpin inscribed: ÒTo Mary Burrell, Always wear a Smile. Ben Turpin.Ó Next to which Turpin has drawn a charming self-caricature of himself in a derby hat. Usual slight cloth fading, near fine in a very slightly used dust jacket with a few very tiny chips and tears. Ben Turpin, famous for being cross-eyed was one of Mack SennettÕs classic comedians during the Keystone Studios days and worked with Charlie Chaplin. There is a section in the printed relating SennettÕs hiring of Turpin and his work for Sennett. Scarce autograph especially in book form, and a scarce book in dust jacket especially in an attractive copy. Bookseller Inventory # 11536J

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Title: Father Goose. The Story of Mack Sennett

Publisher: New York Covici Friede 1934

Publication Date: 1934

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Staff: James Pepper, Rebecca Traver, Deborah Sanford. Member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America

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TERMS: Our Telephone Number is 805-963-1025. Our address is James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., 3463 State Street, Suite 271, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Our email address is We have an answering machine for telephone messages outside of business hours. California residents must add state sales tax

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