Music and Bad Manners
by Van Vechten, Carl
Palm Springs, California
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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 â€“ 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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- Van Vechten, Carl
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- Used - Fair
- Alfred A. Knopf
- Place of Publication
- New York
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