Francis Wilson's Life of Himself: With Illustrations

Wilson, Francis

Published by Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston and New York, 1924
Condition: Collectible-Very Good Hardcover
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Limited to 310 copies, signed by the author. Very good copy in slip case that is worn at extremities. A wonderful association copy, inscribed by the author: "To my old College pudin Chummy, William DeWolf Hopper from his affectionate Francis Wilson. 1933. Lake Mahapao, N.Y." Hopper, an actor now know mostly for his recitation of the poem "Casey at the Bat" appeared in plays with Wilson. Hopper is mentioned prominently in the text of this book on pages 338-9 and 348-56. In addition to his acting career, this book recounts Wilson's love of book collecting and his friendships with the likes of Mark Twain and Eugene Field. Bookseller Inventory # 5254

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Title: Francis Wilson's Life of Himself: With ...

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston and New York

Publication Date: 1924

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Collectible-Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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