Item #75450 1001 AFTERNOONS IN NEW YORK. Ben Hecht.


New York: The Viking Press, 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. A follow-up to the author's A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago (1922), featuring 86 stories set in "the addle-headed city of New York - the teeming and invincible citadel of ball games, slum dramas, night life, soap-box revolutions, and all the other jackstraw items of democracy." Illustrated by George Grosz. Octavo. Original brown cloth binding, with gilt stamping. Period previous owner's ink signature to the front flyleaf. Some general shelfwear to the dust jacket; otherwise very good. Very good / Very good. Item #75450

Price: $75.00

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