“IT’S NO JOB FOR AN AMACHOOR, TAKE MY WORD ON IT”
SALE, Charles (Chic). The Specialist. St. Louis, Missouri: Specialist Publishing, (1929). 12mo, contemporary full brown morocco gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. $250.
Handsomely bound fifth printing of this enormously popular work, with four illustrations.
The comic wisdom of a rural outhouse builder, written in dialect by a well-known vaudeville actor. Over time, The Specialist sold over 1,000,000 copies. Bookplate.