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The Devil Rides Outside by  John Howard Griffin - Signed First Edition - 1952 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140940371)

The Devil Rides Outside

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The Devil Rides Outside

by Griffin, John Howard

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  • First
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Fort Worth: Smiths Inc, 1952. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good+. First edition. Signed by John Howard Griffin on front free endpaper, large inscription to former owner. [ix], 596, [1] pp. Publisher's black cloth, spine lettered in white. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket with a few small chips at extremities, three tape reinforcements to verso, age-toned. The Texan author's first book. He is best known for his memoir Black Like Me.


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The Devil Rides Outside
Griffin, John Howard
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good+
First Edition
Smiths Inc
Place of Publication
Fort Worth
Date Published
Black Like Me, first book, signed
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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.


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