Author:Herford, Oliver


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The Laughing Willow: Verses and Pictures

By: Herford, Oliver

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: (c.1918)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18829


Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj

[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.)... View more info