New York: The Non-Partisan Press, 1932.
First edition of author's first book. 59pp. 8vo. A POLITICAL MOTHER GOOSE' BY PAUL JOHNSON (1932)
(SATIRICAL VERSE & CARTOONS OF DEPRESSION-ERA POLITICS). Yellowish-gold cloth spine, pictorial paper-covered boards. Light foxing on top edge, else a fine, bright copy in very good dust jacket; the scarce pictorial dust jacket has light tanning and soiling on spine, extremities rubbed, with two nicks, else quite fresh and bright. Front panel of dust jacket (captioned: Grundy Tariff/ Petty Politics/ Queer 'Engineering'/ Negative Diplomacy), depicts Herbert Hoover, seated like a monkey, with capitol in background; rear panel (captioned: New York City/ Financial Difficulties), depicated an ailing Tiger in a hospital bed, with 'Doc' Seabury in the background (wearing spectacles and a Derby hat) checking on the patient through the hospital room window Item #339693
A scarce title in dust jacket. A satire, in verse and cartoons, aimed at politicians of both parties. Nicely printed, in red and black type, with striking full-page cartoons, depicting, in full color, failed politicans and failed policies.
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