Title Swank - the Gentle Art of Kidding- Being the Inner Mystery of the Art of Kidding, as Now Set Forth for the First Time in the King's English.
Publisher London Success Publishing Company Ltd.
Seller ID 001037
(TITLE CONTINUES : Written by one Who has Made it his Special Study, Who has Found it Pay where Ordinary Brains Failed to Impress, and Who now Wishes to Impart his Knowledge to the Great Army of Incompetents all Over the World.) Small 8vo, pp 96, in pictorial wrappers, undated (circa 1920's), copy has some wear and browning, some small tears and creasing to wrappers, part of "Political Humbug" sticker attached to front of wrappers, some small tears and nicks to fore-edges, corners worn, spine lacking a small piece at base. [Author not attributed but satirical analysis of how to "swank" from an American perspective. Chapters include: The Methods of "Swank", an Analysis of "Swank", a Word on Appearances, Suburban "Swank", Political "Swank", Advertising "Swank", The "Swank of the "Sport", The "Swank" of the Professions, and the Maxims of the Swanker].
SWANK. TWENTIES. SOCIAL SATIRE. STUDIES. SWANKING. SWANKY. POSH. HISTORY. HUMOUR.