With the Scarce Dust Jacket. Photographs and text by Weegee. This copy appears to be the first edition second printing with the rough textured tan cloth and confirmed by the dust jacket. With the very scarce second printing dust jacket. Second and third printing dust jackets are so stated on the DJ flap as is this one.
Numerous gravure reproductions printed by Ullman Company. Weegee is best remembered as the chronicler of a particular place and time. In the first half of the twentieth century. He was a news photographer, and if we accept the definition of poetry as'news that stays news,' he was a poet with a camera.
-David Levi Strauss writing in Roth, et. The Book of 101 Books. Good plus in a good dust jacket. Tan textured cloth with blue lettering.
Light wear to the edges. Light wear to the corners. Light wear to the spine with some darkening and fading to the lettering. Spectacular photos printed in gorgeous gravure.
D J lightly soiled and rubbed w/ moderate wear and some small tears to edges and to the top and bottom of the spine as well as some creasing. Chipping to corners and edges. Chips to head and heel of the spine.
A very nice copy of an extremely scarce item. In the original second printing dust jacket. The item "SIGNED Weegee Naked City Original 1945 HC Gravure Dust Jacket New York Photos" is in sale since Friday, July 7, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "hmxa15a" and is located in Island Park, New York.This item can be shipped worldwide.