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Chips off the old Benchley

Benchley, Robert

Chips off the old Benchley

by Benchley, Robert

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an introd. by Frank Sullivan and drawings by Gluyas Williams.
ContributionsWilliams, Gluynas, 1888- illus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3503.E49 C5
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 273 p.
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6050512M
LC Control Number49010872

A publication of Chips Off the Old Benchley by Robert Benchley. This compilation of essays by Robert Benchley was published by Harper & Brothers in , with essays dating back to It is bound in black cloth on board with gilt to the spine. Chips Off the Old Benchley, "Writers—Right or Wrong," Harper & Brothers (). ''But compared with the task of selecting a piece of French pastry held by an impatient waiter a move in chess is like reaching for a salary check in its demand on the contemplative faculties.''.

Benchley--Or Else - Harper and Brothers, p - 71 essays, six of which were originally published in The New Yorker. Chips off the Old Benchley - Harper and Brothers, p. - Collection of 77 essays compiled by Gertrude Benchley, Robert's wife. Pair of Robert Benchley books including a first edition. Two collections of essays by the american humorist, actor, and writer Benchley, published by Harper and Brothers of New York. “Chips Off the Old Benchley” has illustrations by Gluyas Williams, and an .

  Robert Benchley, Please Come Home by the master, Robert Benchley.) Robert Benchley, “How to Get Things Done” from Chips off the Old Benchley © A great many people have come up to me and asked me how I manage to get so much work done and still keep looking so dissipated. of letters to be answered, some of them dating from. Chips off the Old Benchley copies, 5 reviews; The Benchley Roundup: A Selection by Nathaniel Benchley of his Favorites (Author) copies, 1 review; My Ten Years in a Quandary and How They Grew copies, 3 reviews; Benchley Lost and Found 87 copies, 1 review; The Best of Robert Benchley 77 copies, 2 reviews; Love Conquers All 66 copies.


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