Quarter of a Century with the Traveling Public and What it Taught Me, by Edwin Kachel. Price one dollar.

[Seattle: Progressive Printing Co.], 1937.

Octavo (20 x14.5 cm.), [10], 113 pages. Illustrated with a portrait of the author. FIRST & ONLY EDITION. A memoir of a railroad steward, having served in dining-car service on the Portland to Seattle run since 1911. In part a guide to ‘Humanized Hospitality’ on the railroads, and in part profiles of some of the celebrities the author served. Green-titled wrappers, backed in brown cloth; small stain to front panel, otherwise near fine. Inscribed at length in green ink by the author on the free front endpaper, and dated 1953. [OCLC locates nine copies].

Price: $150.00