THE BOYS IN THE BACK ROOM. Notes on California Novelists.
Edition: First printing
San Francisco: Colt Press, 1941. In the first binding. Black cloth spine with paper label, pale green decorated boards. Shelf wear along upper and lower edges of boards; small bruises to upper corners of boards; near fine otherwise. Jacket separated along spine fold (internally repaired with archival paper tape); some darkening to spine; uneven darkening to panels; shallow chips along top edge; some rubbing to folds; just good. An edition of 1500 copies (there were also 100 signed copies). Discusses the work of James M. Cain, John O'Hara, Steinbeck, Hans Otto Storm, Saroyan, and Fitzgerald.