New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce. (1957). First. First edition. Foxing on the endpapers else near fine in near fine dustwrapper with some small nicks at the crown. A novel fo Old Broadway, by the author of The Miracle of the Bells. Inscribed by the author: "To a real and true friend Kathryn Cravens the best friend in what has become a very lonely world. God bless you, Russell. June 7, 1959." The recipient, Kathryn Cochran Cravens, 1898--1991, was a radio personality, actress and writer from Texas was the first female news commentator to be broadcast from coast to coast. Pursuit of Gentlemen, her only novel, was published in 1951, the manuscript for which won first prize from the National League of American Penwomen in 1948. . (Inventory #: 408255)
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