Item #23096 The Wildcat. Hugh WILEY.

The Wildcat. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930.

First Edition Thus. 'New Edition' of the first Wildcat Vitus Marsden book. A depreciating novel of African-Americans in the First World War. Wiley escorts his "dusky hero through a series of hilarious adventures, wherein the shooting of dice becomes only secondary to the shooting of Germans. How the Wildcat wins the Great War, goes A. W. O. L., captures a German regiment, a croix de guerre and the kisses of a French general yields one long laugh". Near Fine in Good dustjacket, half inch chip at lower spine end, chipped at top spine end, top rear panel with nickel and quarter sized chip, lettering at spine fading.

Price: $85.00

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