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"Vanity Fair Magazine, March, 1934"

By: "Heywood Broun, Jay Franklin, Andre Salmon, Hampton Sidney Smith, Jr. and Marshall Hall, Edmund Pearson, Maddy Vegtel, Harold Stansbury, Paul Gallico, Helen Brown Norden, John Riddell, Nancy Hale, Charles O'Neill, Robert Scott McFee, et al."

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Condé Nast & Company: 1934

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1983

Condition: Very Good


"Includes Ajalov's ''Paper Doll'' of Hemingway, Steichen images of Marlene Dietrich, Carol Stone, Franklin Roosevelt & Mary Pickford; Will Cotton's striking color Caricature of James Joyce as ''Portrait of the Artist as a Best-Seller'', 'The Absinthe Drinker' painting by Picasso, Primo Carnera caricature by Schoukhaeff, and 'Roosvelt's revolution by charm' by Heywood Broun; large quarto: 9.75 x 12.7; 72 pages" View more info

Image for The True Travels, Adventures and Observations of Captaine John Smith, in Europe, Asia, Africke, and America Beginning about the yeere 1593, and continued to this present 1629

The True Travels, Adventures and Observations of Captaine John Smith, in Europe, Asia, Africke, and America Beginning about the yeere 1593, and continued to this present 1629

By: John Smith

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Richmond, Franklin Press: 1819

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 4513

Condition: Very Good


Two volume set. The First American Edition of Captain John Smith's important work on the early English settlement on this continent. Complete with 2 folding maps, the nine-panel folding plate, 2 frontispiece (scarce thus). It goes without saying that Smith was a seminal figure in the colonization of North America, His account of his travel was integral in helping to encourage others to make the transatlantic trek. Despite some notable exaggerations in his writing, his reporting of the possibilities of successful colonization of the New World was surprisingly evenhanded in comparison with his c... View more info