New York: Random House, (1960). First Edition. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. 8vo. Pp. 137. Bound in tan cloth with black lettering stamped on spine. Light dampstain to lower corners of cover. In the illustrated dust jacket that shows a darkened spine. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Good+ / Good+. Item #5513
Inscription reads: For -- , A splendid writer and delightful guy / from the kid who was king of your sewers / [signed] Ralph". Memoir of growing up on Riverside Drive, swimming at the Shelton Hotel, attending PS 87, etc. Dust jacket is now preserved in a removable, clear archival sleeve.