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Revolt

Dutch Treat Club

Publication Date: 1935
Condition: Very Good Minus Hardcover
From White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.)

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94 pp. Supposedly 1,200 copies printed on Linweave Text "of which this is the last". With red cellophane which is used as overlay to several images to reveal something entirely different underneath from what one sees without the cellophane. Full of risque vignettes and verses, some by well-known writers and humorists such as Ogden Nash, and with plenty of nudity, both photographic and drawn, to tweak the prurient interests of men and perhaps some women. A worthy precursor to Playboy Magazine, and one which really conjures up the urbane sophistication of Art Deco thirties habitats we imagine occupied by Nick and Nora Charles or other couples in the frothy screwball comedies of the era. Both naughty and literate, and these two qualities are each intensified by the presence of the other. The Dutch Treat Club, incidentally, was a real club that was formed in 1905 by illustrators and writers who met sociallly for lunch. At the time of this publication, members included of all people Norman Rockwell, who resided then in New Rochelle. The back of the book includes a directory, in reverse alphabetical order, of members. This copy has a fair amount of shelfwear. Some rubbing along the gutters with a bit of mull revealed. Inside tight and clean. Bookseller Inventory # 001565

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Title: Revolt

Publication Date: 1935

Binding: Decorated Paper over Boards

Book Condition:Very Good Minus

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