Original Book Jacket Cover for 1924 Original Dust Jacket for I'll show you the Town by Elmer Davis, Published by McBride
Condition: Fair, fold marks, pieces of the top and bottom edge flaked off, cracks alone the folds.
I'll show you the Town. He was an assistant professor of Latin and the descendant of a respectable line of college presidents that was elected to show New York to three women who trusted him. A Rollicking Yarn
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