Red cloth; dust jacket; 8vo; with 100 captioned b/w photo-illustrations. Cloth just a little rubbed and sunned at spine tips and along edges of boards, otherwise book is fine. Dust jacket a bit rubbed and age-toned, with some light chipping along the edges. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: 5th [ Fifth ] Ave. [ Avenue ]
Publication Date: 1947
Book Condition: Very Good+
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Querido, Pantheon, New York, N. Y., 1947. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Stein, Fred (illustrator). Not ex library. Eight page introduction, 100 b&w photographs, each with one line caption. Brief comments, some unpleasant, in pencil at the bottom of numerous pages, not affecting the photos themselves. Bright red cloth cover, gilt lettering front and spine, slightly faded but completely legible, some broken threads at ends of spine and tips of corners, white speckles on front. Includes a section on "Harlem Easters" and other pictures with African Americans, which was sometimes avoided at that time. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 032462