George Routledge, 1938.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. Red boards with gilt titles. A near fine copy with lovely fresh unfaded red boards. Light wear only. Internally some light occasional spotting to prelims. No inscriptions. An usually nice copy with crisp unfaded dark red boards & spine.
The story describes the bizarre wanderings of sixteen year old European immigrant Karl Rosmann, who was forced to go to New York to escape the scandal of his seduction by a housemaid; it incorporates many details of the experiences of his relatives who had emigrated to the United States.