Poor Richard Comes to LIfe

Johns, Bessie W.; Bailey, Richard E. (illustrator)

Published by The John Day Company, New York, 1942
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Title: Poor Richard Comes to LIfe

Publisher: The John Day Company, New York

Publication Date: 1942

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Printing


Tan cloth with red lettering and black cover illustration of a man. Minor bump to head and heel of spine. Previous owner bookplate neatly adhered to front pastedown. Signed by the illustrator on front endpaper. Endpapers are discolored from inserted newspaper clipping about the illustrator and his connections to Maine. Small marks at top edge of endpapers from now removed paperclip. Unclipped DJ with $1.50 price shows chipping and rubbing to all edges with several small losses. "There appear here, under 41 headings, 440 maxims, or approximately half of all the maxims Benjamin Franklin wrote. To add to the reader's pleasure are 50 delightful illustrative sketches." (from the jacket). Bookseller Inventory # V83113

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