New York: Essential Books, (1945). Black and white photographs. Cloth over boards. Quarto. 246 pages. Good. Front endpaper is cracked along hinge, some extremity rubs and corner bumps to binding.
Gritty collection of Weegee's famous street photographs of New York City in the 1940s. Weegee worked at night with a 4x5 Speed Graphic press camera, closely following a police scanner. He specialized in crime and violence.
This copy has been inscribed and signed by Weegee on the dedication page in his trademark green ink.