Vintage Book – Tall Stories, by Lowell Thomas

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Subject / Topic:  Tall Stories by Lowell Thomas Illustrated by Herb Roth.  From the dust jacket:  “Whoppers!  You tell them. We all tell them. And we all laugh our heads off when we hear them.  Every one knows a few tall stories.  Whoppers.  Grand fantastic, improbable, impossible lies.  The kind that makes the boys in the backroom holler their heads off.”
Format: Oblong hardcover with dust jacket.
Published:  1931; second printing, November 1931
Inscription Inside:  See photo above; the inscription reads “S R Penney, Dec 25, 1931”.
Condition:  Dust jacket has sustained tearing and other damage, and there’s a slight discoloration along the bottom of the book itself, apparently where the dust jacket slid upwards. Otherwise the book itself is in very good shape; the binding is firm.

Price:  Buy-it-now price is $19.95 plus $3.95 shipping & handling (that’s the book – or economy – rate), if not picked up in person.  Opening bid if on eBay is $14.95.
# Available:  one
Defects, Nicks and/or Blemishes: This book is in very good condition.  Any white shading that shows in the photos is from the camera flash and is not seen in the item itself.  Item Location: Cabot Mill Antiques, Fort Andross, 14 Maine Street, Brunswick ME 04011.

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