POOR MAN'S GOLD
Little Brown & Company, 1936. Item #1024
COOPER, Courtney Ryler. POOR MAN'S GOLD. Boston: Little Brown & Company, 1936. Small 8vo., black cloth stamped in gilt. First Edition. Cooper was a circus clown and manager but was also a prolific writer, especially in the field of crime. J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI, called him "the best informed man on crime in the U.S." Signed presentation from Cooper on the front endpaper: "To Frank Duggins, with memories of a most pleasant visit, Sincerely, the author, Courtney Ryley Cooper, 1936." Very Good condition. $125.00.
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