Item #75082 MEANING NO OFFENSE: being Some of The Life, Adventures and Opinions of Trader Riddell, an Old Book Reviewer, in the Dark Continent of Contemporary Literature; including an Assortment of Strange Interviews and Literary Follies. Corey Ford, John Riddell.

MEANING NO OFFENSE: being Some of The Life, Adventures and Opinions of Trader Riddell, an Old Book Reviewer, in the Dark Continent of Contemporary Literature; including an Assortment of Strange Interviews and Literary Follies

New York: The John Day Company, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. The first of three collections of Corey Ford's popular John Riddell parodies for Vanity Fair. Essentially playful, these parodies vary in approach - some are rather elaborate jokes or hoaxes, others are literary criticism in parody form. Octavo: 177 p. with illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias. Original illustrated orange paper-covered boards over a black cloth spine, with gilt titles. Light offsetting to the front endpaper. Some mild toning and wear along the extremities of the dust jacket. Better than very good. Very good / Very good. Item #75082

Price: $100.00

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