New York: Knopf, 1933. First. hardcover. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Illustrated by Donald McKay. 8vo, red, white & blue cloth (corners slightly rubbed), d.w. New York: Knopf, 1933. First Edition. near fine / very good.
This sequel to "Of Thee I Sing" has all the brilliant wit and spirited burlesque of its predecessor...American political life turned topsy-turvy with unshatterable gusto. The dialogue is like a succession of shooting crackers and the lyrics are sparkling. Presentation with drawing, from Ira Gershwin, Feb., 1934. "For---- with all the (ink sketch of man bowing)..." The covers of the dust wrapper are bright & it is not price-clipped, but the spine is faded & lightly chipped at the edges.