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Slim by William Wister Haines. Robert Lawson Illustrator. First printing hardcover in Dust Jacket

Very Scarce in DJ, Slim; Haines, William Wister (author), Lawson, Robert (Illustrator); Little, Brown & Co (1934); G/VG; 1st/1st; 8vo; Not Ex-Library, Not Book Club, Not Print on Demand; Hb-Gold w/dark blue stamped pictorial & lettering (sharp, bright), no apparent edgewear or bumping, binding strong; Dj-Kraft w/pictorial & red lettering/band, very smudged & chipped (2 chips approx. ¼” deep on either side top spine, along lower spine edge, tiny chips on all corners), all edges lightly worn, Colors much richer than in the photos; 414pps- 6 interior illustrations & endpage decorations by Robert Lawson, pgs clean, edges smudged;

Published in 1934 ‘Slim’ was based on Hain’s experience as a lineman. Part adventure tale, part social commentary it’s mixture of adventure & Depression-era social commentary won Haines popular & critical acclaim. This hardcover edition includes lovely illustrations by Robert Lawson, which paperback editions do not. In 1937 ‘Slim’ was adapted for the film starring Henry Fonda. 

Binding: Hardcover Special Attributes: 1st Edition, Illustrated
Subject: Americana Year Printed: 1934
Topic: Adventure, Relationships of Depression Era Linemen

-Note: We are professional booksellers, not photographers, so there will be imperfections, shadows, discoloration etc due to the process.