First Edition of Woody Allens First Book Getting Even; Signed by Him
Item Number: 4689
New York: Random House, 1971.
First edition of author’s first book, a collection of his late 1960’s magazine pieces. Octavo, original black cloth. Signed by Woody Allen on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with some slight sunning to the spine. A sharp example.
Getting Even, a collection of his late '60s magazine pieces, offers a look into Allen's bag of shtick, back when it was new. From the supposed memoirs of Hitler's barber: "Then, in January of 1945, a plot by several generals to shave Hitler's moustache in his sleep failed when von Stauffenberg, in the darkness of Hitler's bedroom, shaved off one of the Führer's eyebrows instead..."