John Day, 1931, Hardcover (Printed Boards), Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Unstated
CHARLES G. SHAW. Nightlife, Vanity Fair's Intimate Guide to New York After Dark, New York: John Day, 1931. 12mo, pp. vi, 182, illustrated black cloth boards, top edge tinted red, other edges untrimmed, decorations by Raymond Bret-Koch. Covers the whole scene, with restaurants, hotels, dance halls, Russian establishments, tourist attractions including the new Hubert's Museum and Flea Circus, a short section on speakeasies, nightlife characters, etc. A section on what not to do offers the wise advice: "Don't, after your nineteenth highball, insist upon leading the orchestra." Condition of this book: Stain at fore edge, bit of rubbing at lower corners, but overall near fine. Size: 12mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Travel & Places; United States; 1930s; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54387.