signed first edition
1933 · New York
by Wald, Jerry writing as John Bascom
New York: Alfred H. King, 1933. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author and screenwriter on the front flyleaf: "To Joe Hoffman / Once a mug, always one. Hope you like it. / Jerry Wald (John Bascom)." REVIEW COPY, likely one belonging to the author for presentations, with the publisher's review slip tipped on to the front flap, denoting a publication date of April 1, 1933.
A Depression-era novel based on the author's own experiences, detailing the effects of the bank system collapse on a major department store in Manhattan.
Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Some fading to the jacket spine panel, with light rubbing and nicking at the extremities.
Hanna 250. (Inventory #: 126523)