A Reporter at Large: Coffins! Undertakers! Hearses! Funeral Parlors! [caption and cover title].

(New York: The New Yorker, 1944). First separate edition (originally appeared in the November, 1944, issue of The New Yorker). 8vo. 16 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 nothing of significance in the periodical after 1965. Not in Thornton. OCLC locates one copy (Ohio State). Very good. Original decorated tan wrappers (rubbed, small browned spot on front wrapper), stapled. (#5910). Item #58816

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