Title THE COUNTY CHAIRMAN: A Comedy Drama
Book Condition Previous owner's discreet name label to inside cover (which has faintly offset to the title-page), else a near fine copy with the printed covers showing some inevitable edgewear and nicking, as the covers are trimmed longer than the textblock.
Edition First edition: French's Standard Library; in stapled wraps. This 1923 revised version is the play's first published appearance; $.75 cover price.
Publisher New York: Samuel French Publisher, (1924).
Seller ID 41475.00
The Aesop of Indiana (FABLES IN SLANG) was also a hugely successful Broadway playwright, and THE COUNTY CHAIRMAN ran 222 performances in its initial run in 1903-04. Filmed in 1935 with Will Rogers, Louise Dresser, Mickey Rooney, Stepin Fetchit.
Plays and Playwrights. American Literature. Books into Film. Humor.