Lot 97 of 350:
With autograph letter signed by the author  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Babes in Toyland
Author:
MacDonough, Glen and Anna Alice Chapin
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Fox Duffield and Company
Date:
1904
Description:

[6], 180 pp. Illustrated with color plates and line drawings in the text by Ethel Franklin Betts. (Small 4to), original pictorial cloth. First Edition.

Basis for the classic 1934 comic operetta film starring the comedy team of Laurel and Hardy. Wonderfully evocative illustrations by Ms. Betts. Laid in is an autograph letter signed by McDonough in which he discusses the critical failure of his play, "Miss Dynamite," dated Nov. 13, 1894.

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Condition:
Light rubs and soil to cloth; original horizontal fold to ALS, no transmissal envelope; book and letter both better than very good.
 
Item number:
291858
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