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Beebe, Lucius ; Sherman Billingsley,
The Stork Club Bar Book Clam Shell Box Sherman Billingsley Bootlegger,
NY, 1946 Published by RINEHART & CO bootlegger speakeasy Sherman Billingsley Cocktail Josephine Baker Binding: LEATHER BOUND RED Jacket: CREASED DJ Size: 5 X 8 136 Pages Overall Condition is: VERY GOOD+ HIGHLIGHTS: EXTREMELY RARE 3 X 4 double folded Pamphlet The Stork and the Fox, Red moroccan genuine leather; clamshell custom made box with small pocket inside containing a ticket and business card. The ticket is Yale University Athletic Association, and the business card for Sherman Billingsley, Stork Club. Red moroccan genuine leather, bright gold gilt lettering on cover, lightly age-toned pages, good, clean tight binding, unmarked. Bottom of front cover is written in gold gilt, Birthday Greetings from the Pottsville Club. ALSO, includes a double folded pamphlet The Stork and the Fox, small story with the moral on the rear. Beautiful Book! Matching green cloth clamshell custom made box with small pocket inside containing a ticket and business card. The ticket is Yale University Athletic Association, and the business card for Sherman Billingsley, Stork Club. Gold gilt lettering on spine, like new. Dust jacket has some shelf wear, creased edges, head and foot of spine creased, slightly rubbed cover, and price-clipped. Book looks like new, bright, tight, except for a little tanning on endpages. Sherman Billingsley (March 10, 1896 - October 4, 1966) was an American nightclub owner and former bootlegger who was the founder and owner of New York's Stork Club. From the time of the speakeasy until the 1960s, he held court on East 53rd Street. In 1951, the Stork Club began to decli … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop (princetn) [Atlantic City, New Jersey, US]
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