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ALGREN, Nelson (1909–1981). Somebody in Boots. New York: The Vanguard Press, [1935]. 8vo. Original publisher’s orange cloth, red top edge (spine a bit sunned). FIRST EDITION of the author’s first book, based on his experiences as a migrant worker during the Depression. INSCRIBED BY ALGREN WITH HIS TRADEMARK SKETCH TO THE BOOKSELLER AND HIS WIFE OF COLOPHON BOOKS: “Best wishes to / Christine and Robert Liska / from / Nelson Algren.” The inscription continues onto the title–page with a sketch of two cats: “This is a [?] book, which later was re–written as ‘Walk on the Wild Side’”.
 ALGREN, Nelson (1909–1981). Somebody in Boots. New York: Th...
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