Item #24459 Cake Upon The Waters. Zoe AKINS.

Cake Upon The Waters. New York: The Century Co., 1919.

First Edition. Lucius W. Hitchcock dustjacket art and illustrations. Humorous crime novel missed by Hubin. A scarce title by this author and screenwriter whose work includes 'How to Marry a Millionaire', and 'The Old Maid' - a Pulitzer Prize play. "A bright, breezy comedy sort of story with a charming widow, Kitty Davenant, as the heroine, and her old friend and lawyer, Jamison, as the hero. Things happen around Kitty, she keeps things and people moving; and presently she is in a fierce contest which involves millions of dollars and a burglary". Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, some shallow chipping at spine ends and edges, lower rear panel with inch sized chip.

Price: $250.00

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