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    Rudy Vallee Signed Autobiography: Vagabond dreams Come True, (New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1930), 262 pages, number 172 of a limited edition of 299 signed copies, 8vo (6.5" x 9.5"), printed card covers, tooled gilt spine, additionally inscribed on front endpaper: "To Cliff Henderson whose efforts on behalf of his pet hobby -'aviation' will yet have us all air-minded. A real fellow! Sincerely Rudy Vallee." Sheer paper outer wrap deteriorating, else a very fine copy. Included is a loose print of the Vallee portrait appearing on the book's frontispiece. Crooner Rudy Vallee (1901-1986) was one of the 20th century's first true mega stars. That Vallee would present a copy of his book to Henderson indicates the aviation promoter's own elevated status in popular culture of the day. From the collection of Cliff Henderson.

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    September, 2007
    20th Thursday
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