Stilgebauer, Edward THE STAR OF HOLLYWOOD
Cleveland/New York: International Fiction Library, (1929). First U.S. edition. Translated from the German by E.E. Wilson. Spectacular vintage jacket art of glamorous flapper with an enormous feather headress. Hardcover. Pages tanned, else fine, in red cloth lettered, ruled and decorated in black; in dust jacket that is age-toned, lightly soiled to spine panel, with closed edge tear and attendant creasing to spine crown--the jacket art is, however, bright and intact!
German novel of Hollywood (!) concerns a young film actress who takes the part of slave to Cleopatra and has to apply the poisonous snake to the breast of a famous star...syringes, morphine...and who knows what follows! Scarce Hollywood novel.