Book Condition Mild uniform offsetting to the endsheets, small faint spot of stain to the front cover, else a near fine copy in orange cloth with embossed spine titles in brown; lacking the rare dust jacket.
Edition First trade edition (expurgated).
Publisher London: Boriswood Limited, (1931).
Seller ID 34488.00
Upon publication James Hanley's BOY became a major cause celebre; it is very graphic in its description of the horrific life and fate of a boy who becomes a stowaway to escape a tyrannical, poverty stricken family. An important gay novel. Young, 1694.