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Levin, Meyer
Frankie and Johnnie: A Love Story (SIGNED)
New York: The John Day Company, 1930. 1st. First Edition. Octavo; 212 pages. A Very Good to Near Fine copy in original orange cloth (with gilt lettering at spine and gilt device to front board) in good illustrated dust jacket with several large chips and wear, especially along folds. Warmly inscribed 'To Roy Goble.../A clean book/for a clean soul/Meyer Levin' on ffep. Goble, a minor figure in the Chicago literary renaissance of the 1920's, was friendly with the likes of Sherwood Anderson and Ben Hecht. "The story of real love, not of the modern young sophisticate, but of the boy and girl whose love flourishes in the crowded city apartment, the subway and street car, the office, and the movies." - dustjacket flap.
Bookseller: Carpe Diem Fine Books [USA]

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