Item Detail

Item Number 5702
Title Playboy's Handbook, The
Author Brooks, William Allan
Condition VG/VG
Publisher Knickerbocker Publishing Company
Place Published New York
Date Published 1942
Edition 1st Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes 1st edition/1st printing. Sub-title: In Defense Of The Bachelor. An anthology of spicy, contemporary American humor at its best (from dustjacket). The book is bound in dark blue cloth with red printing on the front and spine and is clean and tight. There are a few wrinkles in the binding cloth on the front board, some light wear to edges and a faint rubbed area on the front upper edge. Also throughout the book there are a few, small black marks of some sort (not underscoring) . The dustjacket is price intact and clean with some edgewear/chipping, some rubbing in the folds and its spine is darkened. A nice copy. ; B&W Illustrations; 8" x 5 1/2"; 188 pages
LoC or ISBN
Keyword(s) William Allan Brooks,First Edition,Humor,Anthology,American Humor,Americana
Category(ies) Art Photography Poetry Music Drama,History Travel Exploration Places,Misc. & Collectible Non-Fiction
Price $27.00