Man's Best Friend

By: Harry A. Earnshaw (1878-1953)

Price: $200.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Case-bound Pamphlet. 4 3/4 x 3 3/16 inches. Half-title, dedication page "dedicated to every husband," title page printed within a border made up of types, red fleuron on the title page, and the fleuron is used sparingly throughout the text to elegant effect, hand-colored historiated initial W; text clean, unmarked. Cloth over boards, printed paper top cover label; binding square and tight, some rubbing along the joints (from powdered leather?), some offsetting to the front end-papers, perhaps from glue from a bookplate that is no longer present? SIGNED BY FRED A. YOUNG on the colophon. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. GKK1020-014. Very Good. LIMITED EDITION of 375 numbered copies, this is number 48. The colophon records the location of the Sterling Press as 1150 Santee Street in Los Angeles. This is a very nice copy of an elegantly printed tribute to wives, printed by Fred A. Young who is the "Young" of Young and McCallister. Harry A. Earnshaw has writing credits for Chandu on the Magic Island (film based on the radio program, 1935), The Return of Chandu (radio program, 1934), Chandu the Magician (radio drama, 1932). He died in Orange County in 1953. 4 copies Worldcat, including the Huntington Library, Claremont Colleges, UC Santa Barbara and the University of Virginia.

Title: Man's Best Friend

Author Name: Harry A. Earnshaw (1878-1953)

Categories: Los Angeles Local History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, The Sterling Press: 1921

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: GKK1020-014

Keywords: Harry A. Earnshaw, Man's Best Friend, Fred A. Young, Man's Best Friend, The Sterling Press, Fine Press, Limited Edition