Title The Laughing Willow: Verses and Pictures
Book Condition Very Good+ in Very Good dj
Edition First Edition
Publisher New York George H. Doran Company (c.1918)
Illustrator Illustrated by the author
Seller ID 18829
[light wear to edges of paper-covered boards, minor soiling to top page edges; jacket has one tiny chip at top of front panel, water-staining along spine and near bottom right corner of front panel, short closed tear at top of rear panel]. pen & ink drawings) "To see the Kaiser's Epitaph / would make a weeping willow laugh." Humorous doggerel by the writer/illustrator sometimes referred to as "the American Oscar Wilde," much of it thematically related to World War I ("The Air Raid"; "Marching to Berlin"; "The Touching Ballad of General von Beers"; etc.). Uncommon in jacket.