303 pp. Illustrated by Mahlon Blaine. 8vo, publisher's cloth in dust jacket. First edition. Cloth a little soiled at the top of the spine; very good or better in a very good jacket with some light chipping and soiling. This book was the property of Samuel Roth, and was translated by his wife, Marie Lorenz. Mahlon Blaine, the illustrator, has inscribed "For Richard" a full-page drawing entitled "Allegory." Richard, based on other books owned by Roth, is probably Richard Aldington. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: My Uncle Benjamin.
Publisher: Coventry House
Publication Date: 1941
Book Description Boni and Liveright, New York, 1917. 295 pp. 8vo, publisher's illustrated cloth; but entirely disbound (presumably for ease of annotation). Disbound as noted; some minor chipping to edges. This appears to be later translator Marie Lorenz's working copy, with numerous annotations and additions in ink and pencil throughout (changes on nearly every page). In addition, laid in are13 original rough sketches for the illustrations by Mahlon Blaine which appeared in the 1941 New York edition published by Coventry House. Seller Inventory # 60641