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The Weary Blues

By Hughes, Langston





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The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston

New York: Knopf, 1945. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. With an introduction by Carl Van Vechten. Hughes's most famous book, with the original jacket design by Miguel Covarrubias. A later printing (10th - 1945), but nicely inscribed by Hughes to Alain Bosquet, dated New York April 28, 1950. A fine copy in lightly chipped dustwrapper.

$1,000.00


The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston (with an introduction by Carl van Vechten)

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good+. 1926. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. This copy includes a laid-in postcard signed, and inscribed by the author - the book itself is not signed. This book is in Very Good++ condition and is lacking the scarce dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy includes a postcard with a holograph (autographed) inscription and signature (and address to recipient). This is the author's first book and one of 1500 copies. " "The Weary Blues" takes place at an old Harlem bar on Lenox Avenue. There is a piano player playing the blues. As he plays, the speaker observes his body movement and the tone of his voice. Throughout the poem, several literary devices are used to guide the reader through the mixture of emotions the blues player is feeling." also: "James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz poetry. Hughes is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance. He famously wrote about the period that "the negro was in vogue", which was later paraphrased as "when Harlem was in vogue"."; Signed by Author .

$900.00

The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston

Knopf, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Signed. Laid in is clipped portion of letter, hand written and SIGNED, "Langston", by Langston Hughes. The volume is edge rubbed, with bumped spine ends and corners (boards exposed), and the gilt stamped spine lettering is readable but faded. The volume has penciled notes from another dealer on the front endpaper and is overopened a bit at the title page, else the interior is in very good condition. From the collection of California author and bibliophile, Melba Berry Bennett with her bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. Author's first book.

$450.00

The Weary Blues

Langston Hughes

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1939. 8th printing. hardcover. Very Good/Good-. 12mo, green cloth binding, DJ is worn with 1/2" chips missing on edges, Inscribed by Langston Hughes on the front endpaper, pages tanning around the edges, poetry, 109 pages

$450.00

The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston

Knopf, 1945. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 10th printing. Inscribed by Hughes in on front endpaper. After the inscription he wrote" Marion October 30, 1945" Couple tiny chips and short tears to jacket..

$425.00

The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston

New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.. 1931. Hardcover. VG+, spine cloth frayed at top edge, minor edge wear; INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the ffep to Edith Brown, dated May 9, 1932. Nice copy, clean, no markings; 1931 Cheaper Ed. ; Yellow cloth; 12mo; No DJ; Signed by Author .

$400.00

Weary Blues, the

Hughes, Langston

New York: Knopf, 1926. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st edn, 2nd printing (one month later0, blue cloth spine, minor soiling else VG. His first book.

$252.72

The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston

Knopf, 1927-01-01. Hardcover. Good/Missing. Fourth printing, April 1927. Hardbound without dust jacket. Lettering on spine faded with wear at tips of spine. Gold lettering on front cover still bright. One page at the end (which includes Note on the Type) is uncut. Inscription on front free end paper: "Happy Birthday! to Jimmie from Jean, Marge, Billie." Pages mildly tanned from aging.

$200.00

The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston

NY: Knopf, 1926 Presumed 1st edition, NAP. Brown paper-clad boards with black spine. Sharp edges are worn, corners bumped, prior owner's name, some scattered foxing. Newspaper article re: Hughes is laid in. A scarce book of poetry by one of America's early black poets in fair to good condition..

$175.00

The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston

New York: Knopf. Good+. 1929. Green cloth, much soil on the front cover lower half, sm wear to spine ends, spine lettering slightly dulled . Photo on request ; light wear to cloth, 109 pp, paper .

$150.00


The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston

Knopf, 2015-02-10. Hardcover. Good. Good condition, used. Ships with Tracking Number. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. d

$116.86

The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. Second Printing. Fair. hardcover, 109 pages. Prior owner's bookplate inside front cover, non authorial inscription on fron end paper, 4" black line on page fore edges (seems to be made with a marker), covers are soiled and spine is faded, corners are worn. A fair copy only.

$100.00


The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston

Knopf, 2015-02-10. Hardcover. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! d

$67.97


The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston

Knopf. Hardcover. 0385352972 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

$26.00


The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston

Knopf, 2015-02-10. Hardcover. Like New. ABSOLUTELY BRAND NEW! No remainder mark! Next Day, 2nd Day, Expedited and Standard Shipping Available. International Shipping Available. Multiple quantities available. Search our inventory for more books on this subject. We offer shipping discounts on multiple book orders.

$21.63


The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston

Knopf, 2015-02-10. Hardcover. New. ABSOLUTELY BRAND NEW! No remainder mark! Next Day, 2nd Day, Expedited and Standard Shipping Available. International Shipping Available. Multiple quantities available. Search our inventory for more books on this subject. We offer shipping discounts on multiple book orders.

$21.63


The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston

Knopf, 2015-02-10. Hardcover. Used:Good. Ships Fast. Expedite Shipping Available.

$19.73


The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston

Knopf, 2015-02-10. Hardcover. Used:Good. Ships Fast. Expedite Shipping Available.

$19.73


The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston

Knopf. Hardcover. 0385352972 *LIKE NEW* Ships Same Day or Next! . Fine.

$15.34


The Weary Blues

Hughes, Langston

Knopf. Hardcover. 0385352972 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next! . New.

$15.34