21 pages, folio, in pencil, on lined yellow legal-pad paper, a working draft with numerous revisions, top margin of first page a little wrinkled, inscribed and signed by Ade in ink at a first page margin: "Original MSS. of piece for a newspaper syndicate -- 1932, May 31, 1932..." In Ade's piece, a professor in the future year of 1980 addresses 50,000 students over a kind of television about the 1930s, particularly about the "strange social custom known as shaking hands" (replaced by 1980 by Japanese-style bowing). " /> ADE, GEORGE. Autograph manuscript signed of the humorous piece "Looking Back at the Crazy Thirties...," n.p., 1932. <I>21 pages, folio, in pencil, on lined yellow legal-pad paper, a working draft with numerous revisions, top margin of first page a little wrinkled,</I> inscribed and signed by Ade in ink at a first page margin: "Original MSS. of piece for a newspaper syndicate -- 1932, May 31, 1932..."</I> In Ade's piece, a professor in the future year of 1980 addresses 50,000 students over a kind of television about the 1930s, particularly about the "strange social custom known as shaking hands" (replaced by 1980 by Japanese-style bowing). | Christie's