THE TOWN BELOW. Translated by Samuel Putnam.
New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1948. Second printing ("B.5.48" to verso of title leaf). Grey boards. Minor rubbing and faint spot to foot of spine, else fine. Dust jacket has a fingernail size chip to foot of spine; light rubbing to front spine folds; foxing to rear flap folds; VG otherwise. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Important Québec author's first novel, "a pioneer novel of the urban working-class in Québec; its widely read translation provided English-speaking readers with their first insight into that milieu. It won the Prix David and a prize from the Académie française."- Toye, Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature. This English language edition is uncommon signed. It is a bad translation, but all thre is.; Signed by Author