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WOOLLCOTT, ALEXANDER - While Rome Burns

Title: While Rome Burns
Description: New York: Viking Press, 1935. 15th Printing. Hardcover. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light, generalized toning, along with several small to smallish edge tears, nicks and small chips missing. There is some patchy toning and spots of foxing to the spine of the dust jacket. "Alexander Humphreys Woollcott (January 19, 1887 January 23, 1943) was an American critic and commentator for The New Yorker magazine and a member of the Algonquin Round Table. He was the inspiration for Sheridan Whiteside, the main character in the play The Man Who Came to Dinner (1939) by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, and for the far less likable character Waldo Lydecker in the film Laura (1944). Woollcott was convinced he was the inspiration for his friend Rex Stout's brilliant, eccentric detective Nero Wolfe, an idea that Stout denied." (from Wikipedia). Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket .

Keywords: Modern Fiction Alexander Woollcott Horror Short Stories Reminiscences Modern Fiction

Price: US$ 20.00 Seller: S. Howlett-West Books
- Book number: 38241

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