ABOUT VERY GOOD WITHOUT D.J. HORIZONTAL RED AND BLUE STRIPED CLOTH COVERED BOARDS WITH TITLES AND DESIGN IN WHITE TO THE SPINE, PICTORIAL ENDAPERS, RED TOP EDGE STAIN, AND 26 FULL PAGE SEPIA PHOTOGRAPHS. BOOK IS WORN AT THE SPINE-ENDS WITH A SMALL BIT OF LOSS MOSTLY AT THE TOP, SPINE RUBBED AND DULLED, EDGES LIGHTLY WORN AND RUBBED, D.J. FLAP REMNANTS ON PASTE-DOWN ENDPAPERS. A NICE SOLID UNMARKED COPY.
Very Good. Hurston, Zora Neale. Moses: Man of the Mountain. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1939. 1st edition. 351pp. 8vo. Book condition: Very good with very light rubbing to edges and light bumping to head of spine. Very faint moisture damage to foot of spine. The last two leaves are roughly opened. Dust Jacket Condition: Good with rubbing to extremities and chipping to edges. A small loss to top edge of front panel and faint soiling to rear panel. Blacked-out price on front flap. This is an exceptionally clean copy with a presentable dust jacket.
Spine is slightly faded, with light wear to cloth at tips of spine, front and rear gutters are browned (as usual, due to acidic binder's glue), few small, faint soil marks, endpapers are lightly browned at inner hinge, else a very good copy, with the... HURSTON, Zora Neale. MOSES: Man of the Mountain. Octavo, pale green pictorial cloth, 351 pages.
Very Good. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall. Second impressionRed and blue cloth cover. Little wear side of spine. Very clean and solid.301 Pgs. Contents =The rooster's nest-Curry goat-hunting a wild hog-Night song after death-Women in the Caribbean-Rebirth of a Nation-The next hundred years-The black Joan of Arc-Death of Leconte-Part III Voodoo in Haiti=Voodoo and voodoo Gods-The isle of La Gonave-Archahaie and what it mean-Zombies-Sect Rouge-Parlay Cheval Ou-Graveyard dirt and other poisons-Doctor Reser-God and the Pintards. Songs of worship to Voodoo Gods and miscellaneous songs.
Hurston's seventh book, and in a departure from her usual cast of African-American characters, this novel is set among a family of Florida crackers. An attractive copy. First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm); light gray cloth, with titling and author's facsimile signature stamped in maroon on spine and front cover; 311pp. Hint of offset from binders glue to gutters, base of spine gently nudged, else very Near Fine.
Very Good. J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia 1939. First Edition / First Printing / First State. Stated First Edition, no additional printings. First state reddish brown binding. Book Condition: Very Good-, tight spine, shelf wear, underlining on two pages. Rubbing at the top edge of the boards, bookplate at the front endpaper. Pages 63-90 have short tears, foxing on page 128-129. The dust jacket is not present.
Good in Good jacket. Ex-Library. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. First edition. Stated. 1948. Ex-library. 311 pp. G/G+. Cloth hardcover with scarce DJ. DJ green with illustrations. Back flap has about 1/4" length cut from the edge. Formerly protected with mylar so in good condition. Inside covers have tape remnants where flaps meet the end pages. Cloth boards have bumped edges. Tape marks on front and back. Boards otherwise VG. Hinge open at title page. Pocket remnants on back inside cover, some tape marks from mylar adhesive as well. This is Hurston's last novel. Very hard to find with a DJ so intact! New mylar cover with your order!
Very good in very good dust jacket. Clean and tight, cover in perfect condition. Original dj with edge wear and chips, now in protective sleeve, previous owner's return address label inside cover, May 1942 letter to editor pasted on flyleaf. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 351 p. Audience: General/trade.
Very Good. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1948. 1st edition, 1st printing with 'A' and Scribner seal on copyright page. Beige cloth. Light wear to corners and spine ends. Light foxing to endpapers. Interior is clean and binding is sound. Dust jacket is edgeworn, chipped and lightly soiled. Inquire if you need further information.
Good. No Jacket. First Edition "A" stated on rear of title page. Tannish-Grey Cloth, spine faded. heel lightly rubbed, head has 1/8" loss not affecting title. Pages Clean, Binding Tight. fep clipped 1.5" at top edge, last end page clipped 3.5" vertically. While in Puerto Cort.
Hurston's fourth book, recalling her travels to Jamaica and Haiti on a Guggenheim Fellowship. Superb study of island folklore, hoodoo, voodoo, and traditional music. A much nicer copy than usually seen. First Printing. Octavo (22cm); red and navy blue striped cloth, with titles stamped in silver on spine; red topstain; pictorial endpapers; 301pp. Spine ends and board edges lightly rubbed, thumbnail-sized patch of fading to upper left corner at crown, with some minor board exposure at lower corners and a few faint spots at text edges; Very Good+.
Covarrubias, Miguel. with an introduction by Franz Boas, 10 illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias. 8vo, pp. 342. Tan cloth stamped in black. Cover slightly worn at corners and ends of spine, o/w a VG tight copy. Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), novelist, anthropologist and folklorist, was born in Alabama. Miguel Covarrubias (1904-1957), artist and anthropologist, was born in Mexico City; she moved to New York City in 1923, and his artwork was soon published in various periodicals, including Vanity Fair, Fortune and The New Yorker.
First Edition, second issue green cloth binding. The story of Moses, "from the point of view of the American Negro, as the great 'Voodoo Man' of the Bible." Near Fine with neat ownership inscription to front pastedown, in an Very Good plus dustjacket with few short closed tears, cm chip to top spine end, lower inch of flap edge torn with modest creases, modest shelf wear.
Ex-library, but the only markings in the book are a pocket on the rear pastedown, mostly hidden by the dustjacket flap and a small light stamp on the title page. Overall, a tight copy is a somewhat edgeworn dustjacket. The green spine of the dustjacket... HC 1st ed-Hurston's fourth, and final, novel. This is the story of Arvey and Jim Meserve-Jim had gumption and wanted to get ahead, and so they moved from the Suwanee to the citrus belt in Florida, but the heart of the story is Arvey's long stumbling progress towards self-discovery and fulfillment.
vg/good plus. An Autobiography. Stated 1st Edition. A nice copy in dust jacket. Jacket has two small pieces out from top of spine and top of front cover. Very small piece out of bottom of dj spine. There are a few short tears and some edge rubbing to jacket. Bookplate of former owner on front paste-down. Scan available on request.
Good in Good jacket. First Edition "A" stated on rear of title page. Tannish-Grey Cloth quite clean except for tape darkening at top/bottom of covers from DJ being taped down. Pages Clean, Binding Tight. DJ price intact. Rear flap of DJ clipped about 1/2". Half inch of black tape at bottom edge of DJ. Dj now in mylar and looks nice. While in Puerto Cort.
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