- near fine
- Used - Near Fine
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Gloucester City, New Jersey, United States
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$30,000.00$4.50 shipping to USA
Description:New York: Harpers, 1940. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first issue dark blue binding. About fine with light bump at one corner and offsetting from a clipping, in a very good or better first issue dust jacket with some scuffs and small stains on the spine and rear panel. Housed in a custom quarter morocco and marbled papercovered boards clamshell case. This copy Inscribed to Ralph D. Hartman, president of the Cleveland Photographic Society and avid book collector, with his bookplate on the front pastedown: "To - Ralph D. Hartman 'Freedom belongs to the strong ... ' Sincerely, Richard Wright. 2/19/41 Brooklyn. N.Y." One of the handful of great classics of 20th Century fiction, increasingly difficult to find inscribed.
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