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Music and Bad Manners by  Carl Van Vechten - Signed First Edition - 1916 - from Houle Rare Books & Autographs (SKU: 2222392)

Music and Bad Manners

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Music and Bad Manners

by Van Vechten, Carl

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About This Item

First edition. Octavo. Original boards with spine and cover labels. No dust jacket. Fair (rubbed; two chips to front boards; joints rubbed). 246 pages + 2 page ads. Author's second book.


Signed and inscribed on front free endpaper to The Baroness de Meyer "For The Baroness de Meyer, With profound admiration. Carlo Van Vechten. November 20 – 1916 New York."

An important association copy. Van Vechten and Baron de Meyer were both famous photographers. The de Meyers arrived in New York in the 1916 from London and Paris.


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Bookseller
Houle Rare Books & Autographs US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
2222392
Title
Music and Bad Manners
Author
Van Vechten, Carl
Book condition
Used - Fair
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1916
Pages
246
Size
Octavo
Bookseller catalogs
LITERATURE;
Size
Octavo

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jacket
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inscribed
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spine
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Fair
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octavo
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