Mokey 1935 Jennie Harris Oliver SIGNED ~ Donna Reed Film ~ illustrated by James Montgomery Flagg ~ Fallis Oklahoma author


Title: Mokey

Author: Jennie Harris Oliver
Illustrator: James Montgomery Flagg

Description: Inscribed by author on ffep. Boards in wheat-colored cloth with blue lettering on spine and front cover. Soiling and spotting on spine and covers. A few pages show minor soiling or smudges, else internally generally clean. Frontispiece has a short closed tear to its top edge. Seven full-page illustrations, including frontispiece, by James Montgomery Flagg. 177 pages. Scarce.

Inscribed ''Greetings / To John Dillon's beloved / aunt and our new / friend / Mrs. William Wolff Smith, / from ''Mokey'' and / Jennie Harris Oliver / Fallis, Oklahoma, / On the Long Red Hill / March 9, 1936'' with her note to ''See Page 83''.

Jennie Harris Oliver (1864-1942) was a beloved Oklahoma author and the state's Poet Laureate from 1940-1942. She sold Mokey to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), who made it into a film in 1942 starring Donna Reed, Dan Daily, and Robert ''Bobby'' Blake.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Burton Publishing Company
Place: Kansas City, Missouri
Year: 1935

Keywords: Poet Laureate, Fallis, Oklahoma, Long Red Hill, books into film, Donna Reed, James Montgomery Flagg,

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