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Will Rogers  Paul E. & Loyd W. Rowland [Text By] Corrubia [Illustrated By]

Will Rogers

Paul E. & Loyd W. Rowland [Text By] Corrubia [Illustrated By]

Publication: Published By Paul E Corrubia, May 1, 1941, Tulsa

First edition, second printing. Folio. 15" x 11" pictorial & decorated, stiff wrappers, n. p. [18] pp. printed one side & 16 pp. of 12" x 10" illustrations done by Paul E. Corrubia and each drawing protected by a printed tissue guard]. Decorative motifs on text pages are hand-colored. A biographical tribute to the life and contributions of Will Rogers. An uncommon work on Rogers, arguably one of the world's best-known celebrities in the 1920s and 1930s. The subject of the sketches provide images in Oklahoma associated with Will Rogers. "...in the writing, there is an attempt to interpret the mind of Will Rogers in terms of his origins and to use him as a standard for judging contemporary American life." - Introduction. Tiny nicks and creases to the fore-edges, two tiny edge repairs using cellophane tape, wear to the spine ends with the interior clean and tight. Overall a very good, serviceable copy.

Inventory Number: 48387