New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo [20 cm] Yellow cloth with a purple ink stamped title on the spine. Very good. The edges of the covers are lightly bumped and rubbed. The spine is subtly rolled and the covers are slightly cocked. Item #23071
"Anton Jankowski smoked one cheap cigarette after another and silently cursed. He cursed the discomfort of the Polish trains; he cursed the tragic reason for his return- above all he cursed the years- from infancy to manhood- that had dragged him over the sordid dust of life."