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The Gay Illiterate, Signed, 1st Ed.

Nick Harvill Libraries

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The Gay Illiterate, Signed, 1st Ed.
The Gay Illiterate, Signed, 1st Ed.
The Gay Illiterate, Signed, 1st Ed.

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Vintage; 1910-1950
Good; dust jacket is price clipped; chipping; tears; discolored spine
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Damage Information:
DJ: chipping, tears, discolored spine.
9" L x 6" W x 1" H

Why We Love This

The Gay Illiterate. First edition. Hardcover with dust jacket, 1944. Signed by Louella Parsons. 194 pages. Inscribed, “To *** with every good wish, good luck! Sincerely Louella Parsons. Feb 3, 1944—a great pleasure to meet you.” This is the autobiography of one of the two gossip columnists who reigned supreme over Hollywood during its Golden Age. It is an inside look at Hollywood, with Parsons confessing to every sin but murder in order to obtain and keep the lid on a scoop.
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About Nick Harvill Libraries

California-based Nick Harvill Libraries specializes in out-of-print and rare books from the 20th century on fashion, design, art, social history, travel, Hollywood, and photography. NHL and its books have been profiled in Vogue, C Magazine, The Peak of Chic, Angeleno, Vogue Living, the Los Angeles Times, and American Express’s Black Ink Magazine. Elle Décor recommended NHL for its “hip vintage books” from a “smart young dealer.”