Mr Hobbs' Vacation
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954.
Illustrated by Dorothea Warren Fox. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Good in Good+ dust jacket. Item #15400
Well cocked, edge tone, staining/foxing to covers at top, otherwise light wear; Dust Jacket small tears and chips, light rub, light foxing, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; "For months ahead Mr Hobbs had daydreamed of the pleasures that would be his and the many things he would do. But, somehow, when the time arrived, affairs did not turn out as he anticipated. His grandchildren were either sleeping or eating. His daughters were involved in their own pursuits. His sons-in-law baffled him. The business of living kept getting in his way - the problem of hot water, the demands of hospitality, garbage disposal. A man who worshiped order, Mr Hobbs found himself existing in the midst of what seemed to him unbelievable chaos." Illustrated with drawings by Dorothea Warren Fox. First Edition, First Printing of this delightful humor novel by the author of Dere Mabel and Father Of The Bride. ; Drawings; 248 pages.