New York: Doubleday and Company, 1949.
First edition signed by Algren in black ink on the title page. Very Good+ in supplied unclipped first issue dust jacket. Name and date written on front flyleaf, small stain on bottom edge. Jacket presents well but front flap separated, a few small pieces of archival mending tissue on verso, separation starting at other folds. Spine panel lightly faded, chipped head and tail. The gritty National Book Award-winning novel, which inspired the Otto Preminger film starring Frank Sinatra. Item #160412001