First Edition of Christ in Concrete; With a full page inscription by Pietro Di Donato
Christ in Concrete.
Di Donato, Pietro.$350.00
Item Number: 1871
New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1939.
First edition of this classic portrait of Lower East Side of Manhattan in the 1920s. Octavo, original black cloth. Warmly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Near fine in a good dust jacket with some wear and tear.
An uncompromising yet beautiful portrait of the life of Italian immigrants on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in the 1920s, Christ in Concrete is the story of a twelve-year-old boy who must support his family after his father's untimely death.