Mr. Weld Retires. Arthur D. WELTON.

Mr. Weld Retires

New York: Sears Publishing Co., 1933. First Edition. Depression-era novel with a Chicago setting, in which a wealthy businessman, facing unexpected early retirement, finds himself immersed in a community of park-dwelling eccentrics, including demimondaines, political radicals, and a precocious young artist. The park is clearly modeled on Chicago's Washington Square Park, better known as Bughouse Square. Highly uncommon, especially in dustwrapper. Missed by Hanna; OCLC finds only seven locations in North America. We have never seen another copy, in or out of jacket. Octavo (20cm). Green cloth, lettered in black on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 293pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in the original illustrated dustwrapper, slightly creased and rubbed on rear panel but still unclipped and quite presentable, Very Good or better.

Price: $300.00

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