The Black Badge: Confessions of a Caseworker
New York: Harper & Row, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #4409
New York: Harper & Row, 1969. Stated First Edition. SIGNED by the author without inscription on full title. Octavo (8.5" x 5.75"); xiii, 226p. Original dustjacket with $5.95 price; book in mustard paper-covered boards with black cloth spine and gilt lettering. Jacket shows a few small chips and tears along edges, with a small dampstain along bottom edge visible from interior. Boards bumped at corners and spine ends with some toning and smudging. Small dampstain at bottom of front free endpaper. A few pages with some spotting and smudging, but no marks. Binding is sound. Kowet's account, written under pseudonym, of his two years working as a caseworker in the New York City Department of Public Welfare.