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The Blacker the Berry: A Novel of Negro Life
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The Blacker the Berry: A Novel of Negro Life

by Thurman, Wallace

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First edition, inscribed presentation copy
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Hardcover
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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NZ$11,332.50
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New York: Macaulay Company, 1929. First edition, inscribed presentation copy. Hardcover. Very good. SIGNED. 262pp. Octavo [19.5 cm] Brown cloth with title stamped in black on the front board and backstrip. Professionally recased and rebacked, with the majority of the original spine overlaid. Covers professionally cleaned and polished. Corners of covers skillfully restored. Hinges discreetly reinforced. A nice presentation copy from Wallace Thurman (1902-1934), who was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. This copy is inscribed to silent film actor and film director James Cruze. Cruze (1884-1942), a giant in the day of silent films, was born in Ogden, Utah, to a Mormon family. He is responsible for directing or producing close to 100 films, including his masterpiece The Covered Wagon. Unfortunately, Cruze did not adapt well to the advent of sound in the film industry, and he died with just a handful of dollars in his pocket. In Down in the Dumps: Place, Modernity, American Depression, the author Jani… Read More
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