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Boss Man by  Louis COCHRAN - First Edition - 1939 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

Boss Man

by COCHRAN, Louis

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Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (21.75cm.); original linen in pictorial price-clipped dust jacket; 270,[1]pp.; repeating title page vignette and head-pieces. Chips along edges of dust jacket with shallow loss at spine head not affecting text; a fine copy in a very good, still-vibrant dust jacket. Publisher's backlist printed on dust jacket verso. A continuation of the author's novel Son of Haman (1937), whose sequel describes the lives of Mississippi sharecroppers during World War I. COAN & LILLARD, p. 57; HANNA 723.




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