IRVIN S. COBB - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 02/26/1942 - HFSID 140305
Sale Price $180.00
IRVIN SHREWSBURY COBB
Short greeting written by the American author and humorist.
ANS: "Irvin S. Cobb", 4x2¾ card. No place, 1942 February 26. "For Mrs. Robert P. Wurtzel". In full: "With cordial regards, Very Sincerely". Captioned magazine photograph, b/w, 1x1½, affixed at upper right margin. American author, humorist and columnist Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (1876-1944) wrote over 60 books, including Paths of Glory (1915), an account of his experiences covering WWI, and 300 short stories. Cobb, who began his journalistic career with the "Paducah Daily News" and the "Louisville Evening Post", moved to New York in 1904. There, he worked for the "Evening Sun" and "New York World" and covered WWI for the "Saturday Evening Post". Cobb's works provided the basis for a number of feature films, and Cobb himself appeared in ten films between 1932 and 1938. He also hosted the 1935 Academy Awards. Slightly creased. Shaded at blank right margin. Mounting remnant on verso (no show through). Overall, fine condition.
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