Octavo. First printing. 446pp., A very nice copy of Nelson Algren's classic novel about New Orleans French Quarter of the 1930's with his first hand life among those who walked on "the wild side of life. "Just as he walked among the derelicts of Chicago later, he spent time learning about the life in Storyville as it had existed. His official press credentials allowed him to talk to the ladies first-hand even in prison as he wrote this masterful novel based upon life a it was really lived. One of Algren's important books. Bound in gray paper covered boards lettered in black and gilt, backed in yellow cloth lettered in black and gray. Some finger soiling to spine otherwise a very nice copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear to spine ends and bottom edge. Bookseller Inventory # 021739
Title: A walk on the Wild Side (signed copy)
Publisher: Farrar, Strauss, and Cudahy
Edition: First Edition.
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