First edition of Charlie Chaplin by Theodore Huff, inscribed by Charlie Chaplin. Octavo, 354pp. Gray cloth, pictorial paste down on front cover with photograph of Charlie Chaplin, title in silver gilt on spine. First edition, with no additional printings on copyright page. In publishers dust jacket, $4.50 on front flap, near fine, light chipping along top edge, shelf wear to back panel. Inscribed on the front end paper by Charlie Chaplin: “To Howard Faucett, 1919 to 1926, a damn good actor and asst to Dick Jones. Charlie Chaplin.”
Comments: Charlie Chaplin was an English comic and actor who became a legend of the early film era. His on-screen persona of “The Tramp” is considered to be one of the most iconic characters in film history.