1924 SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION (300)The 7 Seven Lively Arts by Gilbert Seldes 1st edition HC. Original natural cloth-backed patterned batik paper sides, cream endpapers, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, partially unopened. Wear to tips and extremities as expected due to age, with age markings noted to some pages, see pictures. Otherwise a clean, nice, and bright copy.Frontispiece, 20 black and white plates, line drawings in the text. Inscription of original owner inside front cover H. Seldes served as an editor and drama critic of The Dial, wrote and adapted for Broadway, and in 1958 hosted the NBC show The Subject is Jazz Oja, p. This highly influential work sought to apply intelligent criticism to popular culture and arts that were commonly seen as low-brow. In it Seldes discusses acts such as Charlie Chaplin, Fanny Price and Krazy Kat.
This copy is number 213 of 300 copies signed by the author and bound in javanese batik. Oja, Gershwin and American Modernists of the 1920s, The Musical Quarterly, Vol. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible".The seller is "kentuckyoriginal" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Republic of Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam.