First Edition. Campagna dustjacket art. Uncommon Hubin listed collection of criminous and humorous stories surrounding a city pawnshop. "The pawnbroker is robbed with his own revolver and later, the robber returns the gun, the money, and the interest on the enforced loan. An artist without physical or financial resource, makes the supreme efforts and paints a masterpiece in the pawnbroker's back room." Publisher's promotional pamphlet laid in. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, shallow edge chips.