Boating with Bogart.
Stuart, Gloria.

Los Angeles: Imprenta Glorias, 1993. One of 200 copies, printed by Robin Price. Composition by the Bieler Press, embellishments by Davie Dicker, i.e. Ward Ritchie. Illustrations by Ward Ritchie. A fine copy. Marbled paper boards, printed paper spine label. 2 x 2 1/8.” [48] pp. (Item ID: 15358)


The story of four couples who rented the yacht John Barrymore to sail to Santa Catalina Island during Labor Day weekend 1938. The crew consisted of Humphrey Bogart and his wife, Mayo Methot; Gloria Stuart and her husband Arthur Sheekman (columnist, drama critic, and screenwriter for the Marx Brothers); Mary Baker, a successful writer’s agent and her husband, screenwriter Mel Baker; and Gilbert Gabriel, an ex-Broadway drama critic, and his wife Honey.

Bradbury, Twentieth Century US Mniature Books, Imprenta Glorias, No. 1, p. 100.

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