Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Size: 10 3/4" x 7 7/8"; 136 pages
Publisher: San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1997.
First edition in fine condition with original plain paper wrapper. This volume was designed and printed by Susan Acker at the Feathered Serpent Press and Anchor & Acorn Press in two colors on archival deckle-edged paper. It was bound by Cardoza-James in cream paper on boards and quarter navy cloth. The title is silver stamped on spine. One of four hundred copies. Also included are both the prospectus & a note from BCC explaining the later date of publication (had anticipated 1996 but true copyright is 1997).
Edited by Wayne Bonnet, this book includes the best of Oscar Lewis' short stories, commentary, travel writing, book excerpts, and more. There is a tipped in photograph of Oscar Lewis as the frontispiece as well as thirty five vintage illustrations reproduced from books and periodicals.