Innocent Merriment: An Anthology of Light Verse

New York: Whittlesey House, (1942).

Price: $20.00

Hardcover. First edition. Gilt-stamped green cloth. Owner's bookplate on front pastedown, corners bumped, very good lacking the dustwrapper. Contributors include Coleridge, Cowper, Donne, Dryden, Gay, Lovelace, Pope, Southey, Swift, Mark Twain, Belloc, Benet, Clarence Day, Margaret Fishback, Dorothy Parker, Phylis McGinley, E.B. White, Vachel Lindsay, Samuel Hoffenstein and A.A. Milne.

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Item #398941 Innocent Merriment: An Anthology of Light Verse. Franklin P. ADAMS.

Franklin P. Adams
birth name: Franklin P. Adams
born: 11/15/1881
died: 3/23/1960

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American newspaper columnist, translator, poet, and radio personality whose humorous syndicated column earned him the reputation of godfather of the contemporary newspaper column. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore