[Item #56913] Manhattan Transfer. John DOS PASSOS.

Manhattan Transfer

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1925. First Edition. First Printing, with "K-Z" code on copyright page. Octavo (19.5cm); black cloth, with printed paper labels mounted to upper spine and front cover; dustjacket; [viii],404,[2]pp ads. Wear to spine ends and extremities, sunning to spine, with some offsetting to endpapers, binding a little shaken, and a partial crack to upper rear hinge; Very Good only. In a supplied, later (ca.1935) dustjacket, nearly identical to one of the two first printing variants, but priced $2.50, and with five rear panel blurbs beginning with Wilder's Heaven's My Destination and ending with Hugh Talbot's Gay Pagan; shelfworn, spine-sunned, with a few small splash marks, and several small chips, tears, and attendant creases to extremities; Very Good only.

A mosaic of New York City life - "episodic, with diverse characters being brought together by the chaotic, unplanned happenings of the early 1920's. Catches the seething vitality and enormous variety of the city" (Coan, p.105). HANNA 1024.

Price: $300.00

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