Chicago: Consolidated Book Publishers, 1942. First. hardcover. Illustrated. 336p., 16mo, red white & blue pictorial boards, lightly rubbed, as usual, inner front hinge split. Chicago: Consolidated Book Publishing, (1942). First Edition. very good.
Favorite stories, verse, and cartoons for the entertainment of servicemen everywhere. Besides old favorites by Kipling ,et al the book contains "The Hang of It" , J.D. Salinger's first appearance in book form, reprinted from the magazine edition. Inscribed by Barrows, the compiler. In good condition considering its ephemeral format and heavy use.