Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men [INSCRIBED by James Agee]. James Agee, Walker Evans.
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men [INSCRIBED by James Agee]
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men [INSCRIBED by James Agee]
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men [INSCRIBED by James Agee]
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men [INSCRIBED by James Agee]
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men [INSCRIBED by James Agee]

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men [INSCRIBED by James Agee]

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. "To Jim Poe, best regards and the best of luck always- Jim Agee" on front free endpaper. Octavo. 31 plates, xvi, 471pp. Original black cloth with silver lettering on spine, protected by modern mylar. The title deriving from a passage of the "Wisdom of Sirach" (44:1), beginning "Let us now praise famous men...," Agee's and Walker's cooperation describes and documents the life of impoverished tenant farmers during the Great Depression. The thirty-one striking b/w photographs by Walker Evans at front are reproduced through the courtesy of Farm Security Administration, United States Department of Agriculture. Binding with very light wear along edges, small bump at lower corner of back cover foredge. Spine sunned. Small dealer sticker on inside front cover. g to vg. Item #47126

Price: $4,500.00

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