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Boston: The Four Seas Company, 1920. xviii, 369p., front., photographic illus. as called for, original brown cloth case binding is gilt-titled and bears a vignette photo portrait of the author. Boards somewhat edge worn, hinges a little soft, spine lettering eroded, previous owner's name on front blank end paper. Brown...
Na'alehu, HI: Passing Through Publications, 1997. Paperback. 96p., wraps, 4.x5.5 inches, illus., first edition, one of two thousand copies, signed by Hahn and Nelson, very good condition, two folded 8.5x11 inch publicity leaflets laid in. Collection of stories, journal entries, poems, and photographs of modern hoboism including freight train hopping.
Attalla, AL: Self-published by the author, . Pamphlet. [92p] 5.5x8.5 inches, illustrated throughout with b&w photos, red stamps of the author/publisher throughout; an old LA RTD transfer is laid-in causing offsetting to two pages in Chapter Five, an otherwise very good first edition in stapled pictorial wraps. OCLC as of.....
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1982. Hardcover. 172p., illus., very good condition in a chipped and slightly soiled dj. "[N]arrative of firsthand experience and pages of wonderfully piebald dialogue that recreate the month [Doug Harper] spent in the company of Carl, a classic American railroad tramp."
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1989. Hardcover. ix, 299p., illus., very good condition in like dj. Conflicts in urban and regional development. Stereotypes of the "flop house" permitted the razing of most inner-city S R O hotels "and laid the foundation for today's urban homeless crisis"
Sacramento: Lucas Publishers, 1980. Paperback. v, 143p., introduction, illustrated with b&w photos, personal inscription to Jane Rule and her partner Helen Sonthoff signed by the author, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. The South Dakota author thanks the pair for encouraging him to write the book, a......
Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1988. 176p., fine first edition in cloth and unclipped dj. Signed by the author. The story of three Irish American brothers working a steel mill in Illinois and the aftermath of the youngest brother's death that sends the two survivors spiraling into aimless...