Item #22311 The Gentleman Giant: The Life of Robert Wadlow. Frederic Fadner, Harold F. Wadlow.

The Gentleman Giant: The Life of Robert Wadlow

Boston: Bruce Humphries Inc., 1944. Cloth. A very solid copy of the 1944 1st edition of this biography of Robert Wadlow (1918-1940), the "gentleman giant" from Illinois, considered at 8' 11" the tallest man in human history. Clean and Near Fine in a crisp, VG dustjacket, with fading along the spine and light rubbing to the front panel. Octavo, 206 pgs. "Thousands of pictures were taken of him in his travels all over the country and sixteen of the most unusual have been selected for this book". Co-written with the assistance of Robert Wadlow's father, Harold Wadlow. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #22311

Price: $300.00

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