Very rare hardcover 1st edition with dust jacket. Book was critically acclaimed. "Ranging from pool hustling to pornography, this book analyzes deviant branches of American life, dispels misconceptions about them, and throws new light on sociological theory and method."--from the dj. Chapters are as follows: On Pool Playing and Poolrooms; The Hustler; Research Method, Morality, and Criminology; The Village Beat Scene, Summer 1960; On the Sociology of Pornography.