BEAT IT! Hugh McHugh, George V. Hobart.

BEAT IT!

New York: G. W. Dillingham, 1907. Gordon H. Grant. Probable First Edition (NAP). Hardcover. 4"" - 7" . Tan boards with striking black and white graphic on front board of top-hatted gentleman placing a letter in U.S. Mail post box. Top edge gilt; foredge and bottom edges trimmed, a nudged corner.Six illustrations by Gordon H. Grant, two of them present but detached. 113 pp. followed by 11pp. advertisements, including reviews about the author. The eleventh John Henry book, a vehicle for Mr. Hobart to hold forth as "Mr. John Henry" man about N'yawk, commenting on everything from Poker Playing, American Scenery, The Horsetrader, Titled Foreigners, etc, Always diving to hilarious nastiness under the weight of the class-bound axe he feels bound to grind, Hugh McHugh's observations are often fresh and universally funny. Very Good Plus. Item #74943

Price: $40.00

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