THE DAY IN BOHEMIA OR LIFE AMONG THE ARTISTS BEING A JEU D'ESPRIT CONTAINING MUCH THAT IS ORIGINAL AND DIVERTING. IN WHICH THE READER WILL FIND THE COGNOMENS AND QUALITIES OF MANY PERSONS DESTINED ONE DAY TO ADORN THE ANNALS OF NATIONS, IN LETTERS, MUSIC,
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New York: Printed for the Author, 1913. Stiff printed brown wraps (6-1/2" x 9-5/8"). Issued in an edition of 500 copies. Though there is no indication of such in the book itself, this volume was in the possession of Louise Bryant, Reed's wife. Laid in is an interesting piece: a 6" x 7-1/4" reproduction of an unidentified figure on which is written on the verso in an unidentified hand: "In the world is a big place which is called Russia, and there is a little place, my heart, which is full of gratefulness and love for a little American doll Louise Bryant. And when Louise thinks of Russia I beg her to think of me ever yours." Following that is a name, partly obliterated, dated Moscow, April 1921. Perhaps the best known left-wing American journalist of the twentieth century; Reed was portrayed by Warren Beatty in the film REDS, nominated for twelve Academy Awards and winner of three, which centered on Reed's life, notably his romance with Louise Bryant, played by Diane Keaton, and his early death at 33 in Moscow. Reed's best known book, TEN DAYS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD, is Reed's firsthand account of the October Revolution in Russia in 1917. First Edition. Slight soiling to the covers; the bottom of the spine lacking about two inches of paper. Very Good.