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The Fat Boy's Book, 1950

MCME

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The Fat Boy's Book, 1950
The Fat Boy's Book, 1950
The Fat Boy's Book, 1950
The Fat Boy's Book, 1950
The Fat Boy's Book, 1950
The Fat Boy's Book, 1950

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Product Information

Era:
Vintage; 1910-1950
Condition:
Very Good; a few small chips to dust jacket
Materials:
hardcover
Size:
7.5" L x 5.25" W x 1" H
Color/Finish:
yellow

Why We Love This

The Fat Boy's Book: How Elmer Lost 40 Pounds in 80 Days by Elmer Wheeler. Published by Prentice Hall, NY, 1950. Hardcover with original dust jacket. Fully illustrated in black and white by Carl Rose. First Edition, Third Printing. 174pp. Clean and tight without marks, stains and tears. A humorous book about losing weight by America's Greatest Salesman. Includes the fat boy slide rule, a calorie counter for one day.
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About MCME

For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."