Kneel to the Rising Sun; THE MAN WHO LOOKED LIKE HIMSELF
Nd/np . Quarto. Item #0278
Original typescript of the short story, "The Man Who Looked Like Himself" - 8pp., signed "C", with a number of corrections by the author [together with a first edition of the book, in a very good dust jacket].First published in book form in Caldwell's book of short stories "Kneel To The Rising Sun", The Viking Press, New York, 1935. An excellent short story examining the trials of a man who can't hold a job, because his appearance isn't appropriate to his occupational choices. The Man "finds himself" and contentment when he becomes a butcher. Manuscript with a first edition of the book in dust jacket, housed in a custom morocco backed clamshell specifically made to house both items together.