Deadlines: Being the Quaint, the Amusing, the Tragic Memoirs of a News-Room

Chicago: Covici-McGee, 1922.

Price: $400.00

First edition. Fine in an attractive, near fine dustwrapper with some overall age-toning and slight smudging. Jacket illustration by Quin Hall, along with highly complimentary blurbs by Carl Sandburg and Ben Hecht. Inscribed by the author to a fellow reporter: "To Fred. A. Chappell. Comrade for years at 'The Deadline' Henry Justin Smith. Dec '22." Smith was the News Editor at the Chicago Daily News. OCLC lists only two copies in American libraries.

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Deadlines: Being the Quaint, the Amusing, the Tragic Memoirs of a News-Room