George Washington: The Human Being & The Hero, 1732-1762 with the bookplate of Anita Loos by Frank Wald

By: [Anita Loos, Frank Wald] Hughes, Rupert

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Blue cloth with gilt spine titles and a blind-stamped silhouette of George Washington on the front cover, 15 by 22.5 cm, frontis, ix 579 pp., 17 illus. Fair with edge wear, staining on the boards, and wear and small tears to the spine ends; the front hinge is partially torn, and the rear hinge is nearly disconnected. Signed by the author on the ffep. This copy has the wonderful bookplate of Anita Loos on the front pastedown. Best known for her book Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Loos (1889-1981) was one of Hollywood's foremost early screenwriters. The plate, which bears a striking image of Loos, was designed by Frank Wald, an illustrator best known for his cover art for the socialist journals The Masses, The Liberator, and The New Masses, and The Crisis, the NAACP journal founded by W.E.B. DuBois in 1910. The offset litho plate is not dated, but circa 1915-1925. There is a small red stamp near the bottom of the ffep that reads “From The Estate of Anita Loos.” Keenan p. 110.

Title: George Washington: The Human Being & The Hero, 1732-1762 with the bookplate of Anita Loos by Frank Wald

Author Name: [Anita Loos, Frank Wald] Hughes, Rupert

Illustrator: Frank Wald

Categories: American History, Biography & Autobiography, Bookplates (Ex Libris),

Edition: First Printing

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1926

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 2834