Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Way Down South [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED]. Clarence Muse, David Arlen, Blanding Sloan, Woodcuts.
Way Down South [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED]
Way Down South [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED]
Way Down South [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED]

Way Down South [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED]

Hollywood: David Graham Fischer, 1932. First edition. Hardcover. 416/1000 with an elaborate 12 line inscription to Murray by David Arlen on limitation page. Quarto. 145 (2)pp. Original punch-tied, cloth-backed pictorial boards. Illustrated title page. Illustrated with 17 striking full-page woodcuts on colored stock as well as 10 full-page b/w and in-text woodcuts by Blanding Sloan. Novel about black entertainers in the South. Clarence Muse was the first African American to star in a movie. He appeared in more than 150 movies and wrote the script to the film musical Way Down South with Langston Hughes. Some wear to edges and cloth, some scuffing to front cover, minor on back. Block somewhat age-toned and uncut. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in good condition. fair to g. Item #39941

Price: $375.00

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