Profiles: The Mayor of the Fish Market [caption title]

(New York: The New Yorker, 1944). First separate edition (originally appeared in the January, 1944, issue of The New Yorker). 8vo. 9 pp. [printed double-column]. A native of eastern North Carolina, Mitchell (1908-1996) wrote similar sketches for The New Yorker for decades, 1930s-1960s, continuing to go to his office every day until near his death, though publishing in the periodical nothing of significance after 1965. Cover title: "The Mayor of the Fish Market, a Profile." Not in Thornton. OCLC locates one copy (New York State Library). Very good. Original decorated tan wrappers (rubbed), stapled. (#5909). Item #58815

Price: $450.00

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