Always a Grand Duke

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. Includes a signed personal letter from infamous literary agent Jacques Chambrun to Good Housekeeping editor W.F. Bigelow, which is pasted to front pastedown! First edition, 1933, hardcover with red cloth boards, octavo, 299pp., illustrated in b&w. Book VG+ with mild rubbing and soil to boards, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. No DJ. Chambrun was noted for screwing his writers out of large sums of money, including $30,000 from Somerset Maugham. After finally being abandoned by every writer with which he worked, he started 16 magazine, the teeny-bopper celebrity worship rag. Very Good+. Item #B28917

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