[Item #61938] Poorhouse Sweeney: Life in a Country Poorhouse. Ed SWEENEY, Theodore DREISER, text, foreword.

Poorhouse Sweeney: Life in a Country Poorhouse

New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.25cm); blue-grey cloth, with pictorial title labels mounted to spine and front cover; dustjacket; xiv,178pp, with color pictorial frontispiece and 10 inserted black & white plates of illustrations by the author. Gentle sunning to spine and extremities, some light pencil underlining in text, and some offsetting to p.1; Very Good. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50), gently sunned at spine and panels, showing moderate wear, some shallow losses, several tears, and long splits to front flap fold and rear joint; Good to Very Good. Real-life account of the author's six years spent at a county almshouse. With a foreword by Theodore Dreiser. MCDONALD, p.79.

Price: $60.00

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