The Dream Department.


PERELMAN, S.J. The Dream Department. [8], 209, [1] pp. 8vo., bound in cloth in dustwrapper, in a new half morocco folding box. New York: Random House, [1943].

First Edition. Dedicated to Nathaniel West. With a lengthy inscription from Perelman, "to Sandy Newman- who first taught me what may very well be my theme song, "Cooking Urine for the One I Love." Frank Muir, a British expert on comic writing, lauded Perelman as the best American comic author of all time in his Oxford Book of Humorous Prose. Dustwrapper slightly worn, still fine. Bookplate of Dorothy Newman.

Item nr. 120683
Price: $500.00

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