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Lot 0075
Signed book: The Cosmic Jest, A Grove Play by Clarence Budington Kelland, Music by Frank R. Denke. Private printing. San Francisco: Bohemian Club, 1949. Hardcover, 6.25 x 9.25, 54 pages. Signed on the first free end page in blue ballpoint, "With the affection of Herbert Hoover, and—," followed by 21 others, including Gen. "Mark W. Clark," sons "Herbert Hoover, Jr." and "Allan Hoover," FDR's Press Secretary "Stephen T. Early," publisher "Eugene Pulliam," philanthropist and close Hoover friend "Jeremiah Millbank," restaurateur "George M. Mardikian," son of the play's author "Tom Kelland," journalist "Paul R. Leach," newspapermen "James L. Wright" and "Hank Chandler," and more. Signed and inscribed on the following page by the author, "To Mrs. Marge with love, Clarence Budington Kelland." In fine condition, with light sunning to the spine, and light irregular toning to the signed page.


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Herbert Hoover

Estimate $400 - $600Sep 12
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Boston, MA, USA