Author:Joyce, Peggy Hopkins

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Men, Marriage and Me

By: Joyce, Peggy Hopkins

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, The Macaulay Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9643

ISBN: B000EAECUU

Condition: Good+ in Fair dj


[shelfworn, binding a little loosey-goosey but no splits or detached pages, boards slightly exposed at several corners, browning to top page edges, mild soiling at other edges; jacket heavily worn at edges, paper loss at both ends of spine, one-inch triangular chip at bottom of rear panel, various small tears and one large rip (closed but still visible) extending about 3/4 of the way across the bottom third of the front panel]. The most notorious man-chaser of her day dips into her "intimate diary" to tell her story "from the time she ran away from home to join a vaudeville bicycle... View more info

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Transatlantic Wife

By: Joyce, Peggy Hopkins

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, The Macaulay Company: (c.1933)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19197

Condition: Fair


(no dust jacket) [well-worn book, soiling to covers and page edges, ffep removed with consequent cracking to front hinge, second ffep (with blurb) ripped almost in half and nearly detached; basically a reading copy only]. A very scarce book, the only novel "written" by Ms. Joyce (following her 1930 quasi-memoir "Men, Marriage and Me," reportedly ghostwritten by Wallace Thurman), the most notorious man-chaser of her day. Clearly designed as a fictional riff on her own romantical hijinks, the book tells a tale of "rich American wives [who] become bored with husbands who have... View more info

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Men, Marriage and Me

By: Joyce, Peggy Hopkins

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, The Macaulay Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20257

Condition: Good in Good dj


[ex-rental library book with attendant stamping on front pastedown and ffep, rear hinge cracked; jacket trimmed a little along top and bottom edges, backed with brown paper and glued down at flaps, with some staining and soiling to rear panel, wrinkling and rubbing to front panel, a couple of small tears and associated creasing at bottom of front panel]. The most notorious man-chaser of her day dips into her "intimate diary" to tell her story "from the time she ran away from home to join a vaudeville bicycle performer's act to her latest affairs with Lord Northesk and other Europe... View more info