Urnana and Chicago; (1988): University of Illinois Press. First Edition. Quarto. Item #019733
Inscribed by the photographer Art Shay. The first publication in book form of the Algren-Shay collaboration between 1949 and the mid-1960s. With camera in hand, they walked the streets of Chicago, drank in the local bars, mixed with the people of the streets to present images of life in the back streets of a great American city where Algren mined the raw materials for his classic novels. 122pp., bound in black cloth, spine lettering silver. A fine bright copy in equally fine pictorial dust jacket.