THE MAN WHO LOOKED LIKE HIMSELF. Erskine Caldwell, Original typescript.
THE MAN WHO LOOKED LIKE HIMSELF

THE MAN WHO LOOKED LIKE HIMSELF

Nd/np [1933]. Quarto. Item #0278

Original typescript of a short story, 8pp., unsigned, 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.

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