[NY: Rough And Brown Press, 1921]. Rough And Brown Series #1. Selected by
Ernest L. Crandall, Director Of Lectures Board of Education, New York City. Fifth Edition. Signed by Farrington on the Introduction Page. A small booklet of World War I distributed to students in 325 New York City Schools. Someone was penned (Note Checked Poems" on the front cover, and several poems have little ink asterisks at the top of the page. Scarce! Harry Webb Farrington (1879–1930) was an American author, poet, hymn writer, preacher, soldier and education. He was born an orphan and grew up at various locations in Maryland and witnesses the great religious revivals of the late 1890s. The story of his life comes from one of his books, Kilts to Togs: Orphan Adventures (1930). Farrington served as the athletic director for the French troops during World War I. He became an ordained Methodist preacher and served as pastor of the Grace Methodist Church in New York City. He then became the education director in that area for the Methodist Church Welfare League. Due to being paralyzed in an accident, he died on October 27, 1930 in Asbury Park, NJ. Small four by four inches, printed gray wraps; 64 pages. Small punch hole in upper corner (issued thus?). Item #56834
Very Good (some sunning spine area; contents clean & tight). Scarce!