By: Hanley, James; Powys, John Cowper
New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1932
Edition: First American Edition
Seller ID: 2303185
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
First American edition, in what appears to be later state jacket (white titles and art, not red, no price on flap). Jacket edges rubbed wtih a few very minor chips. 1932 Hard Cover. xi, 297 pp. Preface by John Cowper Powys. Five stories by James Hanley. James (Joseph) Hanley (3 September 1897 11 November 1985) was a British novelist, short story writer, and playwright from Kirkdale, Liverpool, Lancashire, of Irish descent. Hanley came from a seafaring family and spent two years at sea himself, during World War I. He published his first novel Drift in 1930. In the 1930s and 1940s his novels an... View More...