BUCK PARVIN AND THE MOVIES. Charles Van Loan.

BUCK PARVIN AND THE MOVIES. New York: George H. Doran Company, [1915]. Octavo, original maroon cloth. First edition. An early collection of Hollywood fiction by Charles Emmet Van Loan (1876-1919), American sports writer (both fact and fiction). "During the years between 1909 and 1919 he had made himself the prose laureate of the golf-course, the prize-ring, the diamond, and the race-track," wrote Robert H. Davis after Van Loan's death. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 V-98. Anthony Slide, The Hollywood Novel, pp. 255-56. Not in Baird and Greenwood, California Fiction (1971). A bright, nearly fine copy. (#114458).

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