New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942. First edition. Hardcover. 300pp. Octavo [21 cm] Blue cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title and 3 single gilt ruled lines on the backstrip. The spine and covers are gently bumped at the extremities, and there is a small faded area at the foot of the backstrip. The dust jacket is in good condition, with age-toning, mild rubbing, and numerous losses from the edges. There are multiple discreet pieces of tape on the verso of the jacket. Item #41158
Jim Tully was an American Irish author and hobo known for the raw realism of his novels, which often depicted the rough life of the vagabond.