FIRST AND LAST.
Edition: Early printing.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. dj. Hardcover - A very early printing of this posthumously published collection of Lardner's humorous writings, edited and with a preface by Gilbert Seldes. From the dust jacket "Ring Lardner illustrated in his own person the efficacy of laughter as a buckler against fate." 1934 date on title page, original price of $2.50 on dust jacket, but no A on the copyright page. 377 pp.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (bookplate on front endpaper, the usual severe fading to the boards, and some overall rubbing and light edgewear to the dustjacket, but still a sturdy, straight copy in an attractive example of the uncommon dj)