Bennett, Charles A. At a Venture
New York Harper & Brothers 1924 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Fair dj Illustrated by Clarence Day, Jr.
[solid copy, light shelfwear to bottom edge, dust-soiling and rubbing to red topstain; jacket has numerous chips (especially at spine, including loss of most of book title), and is split at rear hinge, but front panel is substantially complete and still attractive]. (20 full-page line drawings) Humorous essays by "a philosopher by profession, a humorist by nature, a New Englander by residence, an Oxford man by education, and an Irishman by birth." (That's just one guy, not five.) The author's "topics range from the jazz orchestra of the future to the next war."