JOHNSON, Constance and Burges. Parodies for Housekeepers. Poughkeepsie, New York: A. V. Haight Company, 1921.
8vo., original brown paper wrappers with a design printed in red ink; 58pp, with 18 black and white illustrations by Peter Newall; the wrapper is larger than the leaves and has associated light wear to the edges, stain to the lower edge of the rear panel, with a small hole above it, both affect the last few pages of the book, nonetheless a very good, internally fresh copy; Provenance: signed and inscribed by Burges Johnson on the ffep 'Yours for domesticity - Burges Johnson'.
First edition. A collection of paradoxical verse based on known works by famous poets, reimagined to relate to the trials and tribulations of housekeeping in the 1920's.