NY: Godfrey A.S. Wieners, 1900. Printed in Boston by D.B. Updike, The Merrymoun94 pages.t Press. First Edition. Signed presentation from McCardell on the front endpaper, a stanza from his poem “Summer-time on page 22: “To my friend James B. Moore- Not here a breath of carking care/ To spoil the golden weather,/ But only fancies light and fair/ As clouds of fleecy feather. Sincerely Roy L. McCardell. New Rochelle, April 30th, 1905.” Roy Larcom McCardell [1870–1961] was an American journalist, scenarist, humorist and writer. He has been credited as the first person hired by a movie company, in this case American Mutoscope and Biograph Company in 1900, to produce stories. 12mo., white cloth & blue boards, top edge gilt; 94 pages. Item #57207
Good (bit of soil covers, one corner worn; contents clean & tight but several pages were poorly opened which have been repaired with clear, archival tape).