First edition of Pipetown Sandy, signed by the author and composer, John Philip Sousa.
Octavo, 383pp. Olive green cloth, gilt title on spine, illustrations on front cover. Illustrations throughout (12). Shelf wear to covers and spine. Inscribed on title page by John Philip Sousa, dated 1926.
John Philip Sousa was an American composer, best known for creating “The Stars and Stripes Forever” and “Semper Fidelis” for the Marine Corps. Sousa wrote three novels throughout his life, including this one, Pipetown Sandy.