Two works from the library of Susan and Harpo MarxPlace Published:
No place & New YorkPublisher:Date Published:
1927 & 1934Description:
Barrie, J.M. Margaret Ogilvy. Harpo Marx's copy, bound in full levant morocco with his name stamped in gilt on front cover, and with the bookplate of Harpo & Susan Marx. No place: Published by Alexander Woollcott, Christmas, 1927.
Woollcott, Alexander. While Rome Burns. Tan buckram with large copper cover onlay. slipcase. No. 468 of 500 copies, signed by Woollcott, & additionally inscribed by him to Susan Fleming [Marx]. Bookplate of Harpo & Susan Marx. 1st ed. New York: Viking, 1934.
Harpo Marx, the "silent" Marx Brother, became a regular fixture of the famed Algonquin Round Table alongside Dorothy Parker, Alexander Woollcott and Robert Benchley. He married the actress Susan Fleming in 1936.