New York: William R. Scott, 1935. First Edition. Autobiographical novel of a midwestern childhood. In the jacket bio, the author describes himself as a "a common hobo...I slept in depots and doorways, worked occasionally as farm hand, hotel night watchman, well digger, nurseryman; I associated with stiffs and panhandlers, rode the rattlers, and picked up betimes a good deal of miscellaneous information, including how to make genuine Mulligan stew..."
Uncommon work, especially in the Advance issue. Octavo. Printed wrappers; 376pp. Publisher's Advance Review Copy. Mild external soil; internally fine.