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Heading: (Marx, Harpo)
Author: Woolcott, Alexander
Title: Two works from the library of Susan and Harpo Marx
Place Published: No place & New York
Publisher:
Date Published: 1927 & 1934
Description:


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  • 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.

Condition

Slipcase with some rubbing and fading; volumes both fine or nearly so.

Starting Bid

$200.00

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  • 23%

Two from Harpo Marx's library

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