The Global Cary Collection is delighted to hereby present the finest, deluxe deuce of this extraordinarily rare society, bespoke title: 'John Perona's El Morocco's Family Album' by the consummate arbiters of early/ mid 20th~century 'escort/ walker' gents' style, Jerome Zerbe & Lucius Beebe!~ This tres~chic, glamourous tome was privately~printed expressly for the 'smart' blue blood, Hollywood/ Manhattan martini; cocktail of choice, swank set who patronized this zebra~stripe, embellished establishment, hence it's still immense, aesthetic desirability! Our (2) pristine, never~seen as glorious as these before, 'presentation' copies chronicling throughout the (62) pp of decadent, b&w photo images replete with tux clad gents along side their oh so swell, posh lady's are still ensconced in their (75) yr old cardboard 'gift' envelopes together with the scarce insert: 'Compliments of John Perona', sheet laid~in! Thus you'll never see copies as immaculate as our's, anytime soon! Provenance: a most prominent Southampton, LI socialite's estate! Cheers! On offer exclusively through The Global Cary Collection @ a mere $3,500~ per copy!~ Bon Appetit!~ Ps: a grossly inferior copy (with serious condition issues) recently sold @ Sotheby's NY (Dec '11) for $3,750.~ Language: eng Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: El Morocco's Family Album
Publisher: Privately Printed
Publication Date: 1937
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: Limited Edition..
Book Description Privately Printed, New York, 1937. Folio. 62 pp., 3 pp. Index. Original blue cloth, lettered in white on front cover. This scarce privately printed membership log of legendary nightclub El Morocco documents its many famous members, including Cary Grant, Douglas Fairbanks, Franklin Roosevelt, and other notables. the index is keyed to each page and the captioned portrait photographs. John Perona commissioned and published the book for El Morocco regulars. As Lucius Beebe writes in the introduction, "Anyway, this book is a parade of People Who Count." The book's endpapers pay tribute to the famed zebra-stripe motif designed by Vernon MacFarlane. Slight toning to board edges, some fraying at ends of spine and corners. Seller Inventory # 402175