The Book of the Happy Hour
The Book of the Happy Hour
The Book of the Happy Hour


The Book of the Happy Hour

CUMMER, Gertrude and Marjorie

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Artist Gertrude Cummer had a penchant for soothing scenery as well as amusing string figure cartoons. The home-made card includes a poem by Paul L. Dunbar, African-American poet (1872-1906) from Ohio.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: The Melrose Press
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1927
  • Place Published: n/a
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Unpaginated notebook decorated with colour illustrations. 18 cm. Coloured title page. 4 other colour illustrations signed by Gertrude. Staplebound paper covers with twine. 5 pages at beginning filled with ink notes about movies and shows seen in 1928. Accompanied by a second 18 cm unstapled booklet of folded pages with 6 more pasted-in colour illustrations by G.M.C. or G. Cummer. Two more loose colour illustrations and a 13 cm greeting card with colour illustration on front and decoration inside. Inside has a poem by American Poet Paul L. Dunbar entitled "The Birth of Morn."

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