Clipped Wings [Inscribed to Frederick W. Skiff]
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1916. Very Good +. Item #8326
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1916. Later printing. Signed by Hughes to collector and bibliophile Frederick W. Skiff. Octavo. 404 pages. Green blind embossed cloth stamped in gilt. Lacking jacket except for front panel.
Bookplate of Skiff to front pastedown and bookplate of Hughes to front free endpaper with what appears to be a small arrow in ink from the latter to the former. Hughes, uncle of the billionaire Howard, was a prolific early screen-writer.
Originally published serially as "The Barge of Dreams," Clipped Wings is the story of a woman struggling to choose between her husband or her career as an actor.
Light edgewear to boards. Gilt at spine a bit dulled. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.