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That Last Infirmity

By: Brackett, Charles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The John Day Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13758

Condition: Good


(no dust jacket) [worn but intact copy, moderate exterior soiling, front hinge a little loosey-goosey but not split or detached; spine cloth dulled, gilt rubbed off but lettering still readable; altogether a respectable reading copy, but no more]. Novel about a rich small-town widow, who devotes her energy and fortune to the task of making good marriages for her daughters -- complicated by the fact that they're Irish, y'see, and thus not "Society." The third of five novels by this one-time New Yorker drama critic, who subsequently decamped for Hollywood, where he found success as a sc... View more info

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Week-End

By: Brackett, Charles

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Company: 1925

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 23199

Condition: Good


(no dust jacket) [worn but intact, light staining to covers, diagonal red line of undetermined origin/purpose across bottom right corner of front cover, vintage bookseller's label (Unity Pegues, Hollywood, California) on rear pastedown]. The second novel by the future New Yorker drama critic and even-more future Hollywood screenwriter and producer. It's a satire about a group of people who gather at the country home of a bishop(!) for a weekend getaway from the city; the action begins at 6:10 p.m. Friday and ends at 10:40 a.m. the following Monday. The New York Times praised the book as ... View more info