New York: Boni and Liveright, (1923). First American edition. 8vo, 238pp; cloth. Faint lightening toward edges of cloth covers; fine in a bright, clean oatmeal paper dust jacket with just the slightest chipping at the spine-ends. Item #205120
Humorous sketches by the Italian satirist and journalist. This was Morris Bishop's first book, the outset of a long and distinguished career in American letters. He was longtime professor of literature at Cornell University, where he notably hired Vladimir Nabokov, who became his best friend.