New York: Simon & Schuster, 1949. Gluyas WILLIAMS. First Edition. Boards. First edition. 12mo; 244pp; blue textured paper over board, vignette of a father in a morning suit with the title to front; frontispiece and 51 b&w cartoon style illustrations with titles; shelf rubbing to edges, light crease to ffep and first few upper corners; unclipped color pictorial dust jacket, chip to front and head of spine, rubbing to edges, lightly age-toned; very good plus in vg dj. Very good + / very good. Item #1074
Humorous story of a mid-20th century wedding in America, and the basis for the 1950 Vincent Minelli film starring Spencer Tracy, Elizabeth Taylor Burton and others. Remade in 1991 staring Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short, and Kimberly Williams-Paisley.