Description: Born of the sensual Polynesian dance that was introduced to America by English explorers returning from Hawaii, the Hula Girl evolved into a symbol of exotic fantasy for the American man. This collection of kitschy images pays tribute to the Hula Girl phenomenon.
Book: Firm paperback. New with graphic image on front and back with white lettering on black spine. Board edges have no age toning. The page edges have no tanning or foxing. Contents are tight and clean; book is unread.
2 - The Verse by the Side of the Road: The Story of the Burma-Shave Signs and Jingles
by Frank Rowsome Jr.
• Publisher: Stephen Greene Press, Brattleboro, VT
• Illustrator: Carl Rose
• Date published: 1965
• 2nd printing of 1st edition
• Size: 8 1/4" X 5 3/8" X 3/4"
• Pages: 121
• Hardcover: Original Cloth and Dust Jacket
• Category: Humor, Limericks and Rhymes
• Shipped Weight: approx. 0 lbs 12 oz.
• Overall Condition: Very Good/Excellent
Description: An amusing and informative history of one of the most successful ad campaigns in U.S. history. Appendix includes texts for ALL (600) the Burma-Shave ads from 1927 to 1963. "A rollicking memorial to America's happiest advertising inspiration ...."
Book: Appears "new" with yellow cloth over boards & red title on spine. Board edges have no age toning. The page edges have no tanning or foxing. Contents are tight and clean; book appears to be unread.
Dust Jacket: Visibly in good condition. There is light wear on the top and bottom binding, and the top of the face. Lower area of jacket binding is worn away.