Modern Gypsies: The Story of a Twelve Thousand Mile Motor Camping Trip Encircling the United States

Modern Gypsies: The Story of a Twelve Thousand Mile Motor Camping Trip Encircling the United States

New York: Brentano's, 1924.

Hardcover. 7 3/4" X 5 1/2". 262pp. Publisher's binding designed by Decorative Designers, with their signature to bottom of upper board. Green cloth over boards, with camping scene stamped in black, light blue, and orange. Spine lettered in gilt. Mild edgewear to binding, with bumping to extremities and small tears to cloth at head and tail of spine. Light foxing to edges of text block. Slight lean to spine. Hinges tender. Binding remains sound. Bookseller's ticket and previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Occasional spots of foxing, else pages clean and unmarked.

A charming copy in original publisher's binding by Decorative Designers of this travelogue from 1924, wherein husband and wife truly encircle the continental United States by automobile, from Jacksonville, Florida through the South to Texas and the desertlands, to California, Yosemite, through Washington, the Midewest, and home to upstate New York, forming a remarkable picture of America, automobile culture, and camping in the 1920s. Illustrated throughout in frontispiece and thirty-four photographs. Good +. Item #3530

Price: $60.00

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