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Champagne Cholly: The Life and Times of Maury Paul

By: Brown, Eve

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23871

Condition: Very Good+


(no dust jacket) [good sound copy, light bumping to several corners, a couple of diagonally-creased top page corners, some age-toning to fore-edge, one-time owner's unobtrusive embossed "library of" stamp on both endpapers]. Hard-to-find biography of Maury Henry Biddle Paul, who wrote the N.Y. Journal-American's society gossip column, under the Hearst-owned by-line "Cholly Knickerbocker," from 1922 until his death in 1942, in the process essentially revolutionizing the reporting of society news. The author, who worked for Paul for twenty-five years, was in a unique position to... View more info