Poems Here at Home (Birthday Dinner Edition). James Whitcomb Riley, 1849 / July 22 October 7, 1916.
Poems Here at Home (Birthday Dinner Edition)
Poems Here at Home (Birthday Dinner Edition)
Poems Here at Home (Birthday Dinner Edition)

Poems Here at Home (Birthday Dinner Edition)

Indianapolis: (Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis, 1915. Limited Edition. Small Octavo. Item #028986

Frontispiece, 197 pages. Illustrated by E.W. Kemble (illustrator for Mark Twain). There was a huge celebration of the birthday of James Whitcomb Riley on October 7, 1915, in Indianapolis. Each of the 400 attendees at the dinner were given a copy of this book specially published for this occasion. Signed by 7 attendees of the dinner on the verso of the frontispiece. While copies of this edition are scarce, this is in unusually fine condition. Bound in 1/4 white cloth over gray paper covered boards lettered in gilt, spine lettering and top edge gilt. Very nice.

Price: $135.00

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