The Set-Up


Published by Covici, Friede, New York, 1928
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Title: The Set-Up

Publisher: Covici, Friede, New York

Publication Date: 1928

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: VG+

Dust Jacket Condition: VG+

Edition: 1st Trade Edition.


Black lettered grey cloth with the image of a prize fighter on the front panel. This is duplicated on the dust jacket. This is a long poem about an African American prize fighter that was made into a significant film noir movie starring Robert Ryan and Audrey Trotter and directed by the great Robert Wise in 1949. Coincidentally the book is dedicated to Sue Wise (no relation) This trade edition was issued simultaneously with the limited edition which ironically seems to have survived in greater numbers. Edgewear to extremities of book and dj with just a little shallow chipping at corners. A beautiful copy. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 20477

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