SMART ALECK; The Wit, World and Life of Alexander Woollcott / by Howard Teichmann. Howard Teichmann.
SMART ALECK; The Wit, World and Life of Alexander Woollcott / by Howard Teichmann
SMART ALECK; The Wit, World and Life of Alexander Woollcott / by Howard Teichmann
SMART ALECK; The Wit, World and Life of Alexander Woollcott / by Howard Teichmann
SMART ALECK; The Wit, World and Life of Alexander Woollcott / by Howard Teichmann

SMART ALECK; The Wit, World and Life of Alexander Woollcott / by Howard Teichmann

New York: William Morrow and Company, 1976. B&W photos. /First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. SIGNED by the Author on the front free endpaper, tall 8vo, yellow cloth with red lettering on spine over charcoal gray boards, illustrated with 18 pages of B&W photos, archival mylar-protected dust jacket with red & black lettering plus the famous caricature of Woollcott by Wm Auerbach Levy against a bright yellow background, red endpapers, 334 pages. Fine / Near Fine. Item #5347
ISBN: 0688030343

Alexander Woollcott (1887 – 1943) was an American critic and member of the brilliant Algonquin Round Table. He was the inspiration for Sheridan Whiteside in the play The Man Who Came to Dinner (1939) by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, and for unlikeable Waldo Lydecker in the film Laura (1944).

SIGNED solid copy: tight, bright, clean with a bright dust jacket (unclipped) slightly rubbed at the head of the dj's spine.

Price: $25.00

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