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Abe Martin the Joker on Facts - ASSOCIATION COPY

Abe Martin the Joker on Facts - ASSOCIATION COPY

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Abe Martin the Joker on Facts - ASSOCIATION COPY

by Hubbard, Kin

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Very Good/No Jacket
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Indianapolis, Indiana: Abe Martin Publishing Co., 1920. Association Copy. Verso front endpage states -" This edition was printed for John R. Johnston Pittsburgh, Pa., for distribution among friends, who enjoy the quaint style of the famous Hoosier, Kin Hubbard, through the medium of his creation, Abe Martin. Presented to Will H. Hays( signed in ink), Holiday Greetings 1920-1921 Number 213. The purpose is to reduce the 'High Cost of Laughing' ." John R. Johnston was a prominent glass manufacturer and also prominent in national Republican politics, which explains the Hays connection. Will H. Hays managed Warren G. Hardings successful campaign for the Presidency of the U.S. and was subsequently appointed Postmaster General. After a year in that position, he resigned to become most famously known as the first President of Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America (MPPDA), which under his guidance published a blacklist of actors and workers studios should not hire, inserted moral clauses into actors' contracts, and published an informal list of suggested guidelines for film producers. A unique piece of Hoosier history, connecting Hays and Hubbard, 2 of our most famous native sons of the 20th century ! Book is Very Good, no dustjacket, boards lightly soiled. . Limited and Numbered First Edition. Paper Covered Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Hubbard, Kin. Association Copy.


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Abe Martin the Joker on Facts - ASSOCIATION COPY
Hubbard, Kin
Hubbard, Kin
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Used - Very Good
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No Jacket
Limited and Numbered First Edition
Abe Martin Publishing Co.
Place of Publication
Indianapolis, Indiana
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