Happy Days. Ogden NASH.
Happy Days

In the Scarce Dust Jacket

Happy Days

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1933. 20x13cm: 161pp. First Edition, with no subsequent printings noted. Illustrated by O. Soglow. Red cloth boards with author’s name and book title inside a blue and gilt emblem to front board and spine. Spine slightly faded. Old bookstore label (Johnson’s Bookstore, Springfield, Mass.) affixed to bottom of rear pastedown. Minor toning to preliminaries. Some dust soiling to top edge. In the scarce yellow, red, and blue dust jacket. Some chipping and creasing to dust jacket edges, notably two 1cm chips to the bottom of front panel and minor loss to top of spine. Small amateur tape repair to inside of jacket. Spine of dust jacket sunned, but title still visible. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket.

Happy Days was Nash’s third book of poetry. In it, he shares a collection of over 60 poems, including "Quartet for Prosperous Love Children" which is accompanied by a fifteen-page musical score by Robert Armbruster. Soglow’s illustrations add some additional humor to Nash’s already light verse.

Price: $50.00

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