New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1941.
First Edition. Hardcover. 8 1/2" X 6". 400pp. Ex-Coleman Library of LaGrange, Georgia. Lacking dust jacket. Tan cloth over boards printed in green. Heavy edgewear to binding, with boards exposed at bottom edges, fraying at bottom edges and at spine, with heavy wear to head and tail of spine, including 3" tear along edge at head. Moderate sunning and soiling to cloth. Lean to spine. Hinges quite tender. Glue marks to rear free endpaper. Pages are unmarked but for minor associated ex-library marks. A worn but solid first printing of this semi-autobiographical novel of Mobile, Alabama by sculptor, folklorist, journalist, entertainer, and son of Mobile Julian Lee Rayford (1908-1980). Fair. Item #2729