Title ALF'S BUTTON
Book Condition Mild dust soiling to top edge, owner's discreet signature and date (1926) to front free endsheet, else a sharp, fresh fine copy in grey cloth with red lettering and rules; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket that is rubbed, nicked, spine-darkened.
Edition First U.S. edition, first printing.
Publisher New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, (1920).
Seller ID 44601.00
Comic fantasy based upon sketches the author created for the WWI-era PASSING SHOW, tells of a working-class soldier who conjures a djinn from a button on his uniform derived from Aladdin's lamp. Adapted for stage, screen; sequelled in ALF'S NEW BUTTON.
Aladdin. World War I Fiction. Arabian Nights. Science Fiction/Fantasy. Books into Film. Plays and Playwrights.