YELLOW JACK,; a history by ... in collaboration with Paul DeKruif with illustrations by Jo Mielziner

YELLOW JACK,; a history by ... in collaboration with Paul DeKruif with illustrations by Jo Mielziner

NY: Harcourt Brace, 1933. Jo Mielziner. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 152. Bound in full brown morocco by Brentanos, spine gilt in compartments, initials "G. McC" on the front board. Little scuffing, a near fine copy. This copy was presented by Howard to the play's director Guthrie McClintic (husband of actress Katharine Cornell) and bears an affectionate presentation from both Howard and DeKruif: "Dear Guthrie, Can you find room among your souvenirs for this souvenir of the best time ever had by yours affectionately - Sidney." "Dear Guthrie, Sidney is generous to ask me to sign this for you with him - and all I can say is you couldn't have done it better - and some day the way you did it will pack them in. Paul." Item #33151

This play told the true story of Walter Reed and the search to cure Yellow Fever.

Price: $375.00

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