Westport. Autograph note signed "F.P.A.", personal letterhead, Westport, Connecticut, c. 1930's. Pertaining to his Radio Show "Information Please", in full: "Here's one I found up here. Add it to "Christopher Columbus" I am still waiting for your visit." Minor surface creases, otherwise in very good condition. American journalist and humorist who was a member of the legendary Algonquin Table.
Ponkapog: 1880. 1 page, 5 x 7.5 inches, Ponkapog, Massachusetts, no date, circa 1880. A four-line poem entitled "Kismet," written on personal stationery and signed in full, in part: "A glance, a word and joy or pain Befalls; what was no more shall be..." Several folds; very good condition. American poet, author, and editor.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1934. Endpapers + 6 illustrations by Rockwell Kent. 307 pages, 8vo, red and white polka cloth with black type on spine and front cover (extremities of spine slightly worn, spine darkened). New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1934. First Edition. Very good (+). L. M. Alexander won Dodd Mead%u2019s $10,000 Prize for this first novel, and then never published another word.
New York: Bernard Geis Associates, 1963. 213 pages, 8vo, orange boards with a dark gray cloth spine (stained and spotted on the spine), dust wrapper (heavily worn and torn) in a mylar sleeve. New York: Bernard Geis Associates, (1963). First printing. A very good(-) copy in a poor dust wrapper. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page: "For Roger and Fay Donoghue, may your shadows never grow less - Nelson."
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1938. 369 pages, 8vo, cloth (bottom corners lightly bumped). New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1938). First Edition. Very good condition. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "This first edition of Action at Aquila autographed for E. Donovan of New York City with the [?] regards of the author Hervey Allen. May 4, 1946."
New York: Pantheon, 2006. Profusely illustrated in black and white by Jules Feiffer. Unpaginated oblong 8vo, black cloth, dust wrapper. New York: Pantheon, (2006). First edition. A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Inscribed on the half-title page: "To [...] - With much love, and huge gratitude - you made this book happen - Jenny Love, Jules Feiffer."