The Ape in Me by Cornelia Oits Skinner SIGNED 1959 First Printing ~ Humor ~ illustrated by Constantin Alajalov ~ Mid Century


Title: The Ape in Me

Author: Cornelia Oits Skinner
Illustrator: [Constantin] Alajalov

Description: Inscribed by author on ffep. Stated First printing. Yellow-chartreuse color cloth boards stamped in brown and pink. Interior is crisp and clean. Drawings by Constantin Alajalov. 172 pages. Dust jacket shows some light surface wear; not price clipped ($3.00); spots of soiling at bottom of rear panel; in an archival mylar sleeve.

Inscribed: ''To Mildred Schwab / with my thanks for / a heavenly evening [?] / with warmest greetings / Cornelia Otis Skinner''. Mildred Schwab was an attorney and City Commissioner in Portland, Oregon.

The Ape in Me features a dozen humorous sketches by the writer and actress Cornelia Otis Skinner (1899-1979).

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Place: Boston
Year: 1959

Keywords: humor, Constantin Alajalov, mid-century

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