Cooper, Clarence L., Jr. THE SCENE
New York, N.Y.: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1960). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Nearly fine, with faint offsetting to endsheets; in full gray cloth with red spine lettering; in a very good dust jacket: age-darkened, edgeworn, soiled, with a number of short edge tears and a small, shallow chip to upper front panel.
"A realistic and horrifying picture of the new contagious disease of the slums--narcotics."--Willard Motley. "The best novel yet written on addiction."--Milton S. Byam. A "classic from the man who should have been the black William Burroughs."--GQ.