New York: Avon, 1931. Wraps. 16mo. Wraps. Mass market paperback. Edgewear and scuffing to corners and spine, with light creasing to back cover and traces of soil to title page. Very good. 221pp. Very good -. Item #24046
Avon Reprint Edition of this early gay novel, first published in 1931 by Horace Liveright. The Harlem Drag Ball serves as a focus for the protagonist's anxieties and fear of exposure, while his search for literary models and forbears takes him through discussions of Edward Carpenter, Walt Whitman, J.A. Symonds, and Countee Cullen.