Hardcover Book, Will Rogers, P. J. O'Brien, First Edition, Biography, Reference, Illustrated
A wonderful book entitled Will Rogers: Ambassador of Good Will, Prince of Wit and Wisdom. This is an affectionate look at the humorist, philanthropist, cowboy, newspaper columnist, movie and vaudeville star. Rogers, noted for his kindness to all he met, wrote his epitaph: “'I joked about every prominent man of my time, but I never met a man I didn't like.' I am so proud of that; I can hardly wait to die so it can be carved.” Rogers and aviator Wiley Post died in a plane crash near Point Barrow, Alaska, on August 15, 1935. Rogers was 55 at the time of his death. Included in this book are numerous quotes of Will Rogers and 24 pages of photographs.
8½ x 5¾ inches
Published by Illustrated -- 1935 -- First Edition
This book is in very good condition. The binding is tight, and the pages are clean and unmarked but yellowed from age. There is a light stain on the inside front flyleaf. It has a book plate on the inside front cover. The cover has some staining on the front, shelf wear, and corner wear.
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