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Roll, Jordan, Roll by  Julia and Doris Ulmann PETERKIN - First Edition - 1933 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA and Biblio.com

Roll, Jordan, Roll

by PETERKIN, Julia and Doris Ulmann

Condition: Very Good


New York: Robert O. Ballou, 1933. Hardcover. Very Good. First trade edition, first issue. Octavo. 251pp. Illustrated from photographs. Blue cloth. Spine sunned, modest wear on the boards, about very good and lacking the dustwrapper. Peterkin's text about the descendants of slaves on a coastal South Carolina plantation, accompanied by 90 of Ulmann's inspired and exceptional gravure photographs. A classic collaboration which brought out the best in both of the participants. *Roth 101*.


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