Fair. Staining, scuffing, and wear to cover. Library copy with standard marks and labels. Marking, staining, and discoloration on page edges. Staining and marking to interior. Binding worn but intact, text and images clear. All proceeds from purchases from BooksKC go to benefit the Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City, a nonprofit organization which provides job services, training, and employment to individuals with disabilities.
1950. LIBRARY BINDING. A good ex-library hardcover with typical library markings. An occasional smudge or mark on lightly tanned, clean pages. Moderate cover wear. No dust jacket. Booksavers receives donated books and recycles them in a variety of ways. Proceeds benefit the work of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) in the U.S. and around the world.
Illustrated by Aldren A. Watson. Good. 82 pages. Illustrated with drawings, this book is about an African-American folk hero, told party in ballads. John Henry was born with a hammer and hammered himself into a famous hard-working man. Light marks in a few places, illustrated endpapers. Copyright pages show published October 16, 1950; Ex-Library.
0/0. Null null This hardcover is a stated first edition printing. This ex-library book has usual markings including being rebound. Maroon boards have light wear and some cover damage. 85 pages. This book is no longer politically correct, but makes a great legend.
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY, 1950. 1st Edition, 1st Printing, Good+, Hard Cover, Size=6.5"x9.5", 84pgs. Cloth faded, dirty at a 2" x 2" area bottom front spine edge, o.w. clean & tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Decorated endpapers, text bright & in Fine condition. Illustrated by Aldren A. Watson. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
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