Ivan Obolensky, 1961. Item #50588
BLECHMAN, Burt. HOW MUCH?. NY: Ivan Obolensky, . 8vo., cloth & boards in dust jacket. First Edition. This novel was eventually adapted by Lillian Hellman for the Broadway play "My Mother, My Father And Me." Signed presentation by Blechman on front endpaper, to American author Anita Loos: "To Anita Loos, whom I shall always prefer, even though she makes me want to forget I'm a gentleman. Burt Blechman. 3/14/63." Also with a one-page typed leter signed from Blechman laid in, to Loos- exchanging books. "It was a great honor and a distinct pleasure meeting you at Mr. Auden's birthday party..." With the red Loos estate stamp on the front endpaper. Very Good; some browning & soil d/j. $250.00.