Lot 122 of 350:
Playboy: A Portfolio of Art and Satire 1923  

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$200 - $300

Title:
Playboy. Volume 2, No. 1: A Portfolio of Art and Satire
Author:
Arens, Egmont, editor / publisher
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Egmont Arens, 27 West 8th Street, New York
Date:
1923
Description:

50 [of 52?] pp. Illustrated throughout with lithographs, drawings, etc. Printed on different colored papers with various colors of inks. (4to), original printed wrappers. First Edition.

Playboy was published irregularly from 1919-1924. This issue features a cover by Hugo Gellert, and contains work by Mina Loy, James Joyce, and many others. With two poems by E.E. Cummings. Scarce.

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Condition:
Covers detaching with a good amount of wear and soiling, some chips and tears to edges; first leaf detached but laid in, last leaf lacking, dampstaining along bottom margin throughout most of volume, causing some discoloration; a flawed but mostly intact copy.
 
Item number:
295065
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