Summer in Williamsburg

New York: Vanguard, 1934. First Edition. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper to noted philanthropist and book collector Charles Feinberg: "To Mr. Feinberg / With all good wishes / Daniel Fuchs." Feinberg's Walt Whitman collection now resides in the Library of Congress.

The author's first novel, taking its place next to Henry Roth's "Call It Sleep," published the same year, as a classic of Jewish-American life in New York during the Great Depression. Fuchs would go on to write two more novels in the same vein, today generally thought of as a trilogy collectively called "The Brooklyn Novels" or "The Williamsburg Trilogy."

Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Lightly faded spine. Jacket crown, heel, and flap folds are lightly chipped, some with one-inch tears and accompanying creasing, and a lightly faded spine.

Housed in a customer cloth clamshell box with leather spine label.

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