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The First UK printing published by George Allen & Unwin in 1934. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Light pushing to the spine ends with very light spotting to the cover edges. Mild spotting to the text-block and prelims. Early toning to the extreme page edges. Small bookseller's sticker to the lower front pastedown. Free from inscriptions. The scarce WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good- condition. Some edge-wear with loss and rubbing at the spine ends. Some small closed tears with a larger closed tear involving 2/3rds of the front flap fold. Some toning to the spine lettering. Some rubbing to the folds with a crease to the lower front panel. Despite its issues, the wrapper comes together and presents well in the removable Brodart archival cover. The author's second collection of short stories. 'Hughes wrote the book during a year he spent living in Carmel, California. The collection, 'marked by pessimism about race relations, as well as a sardonic realism or, contextually: humorous racism,' (Arnold Rampersad : A Centennial Tribute to Langston Hughes) is among his most acclaimed works. A very scarce title. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.
Author Hughes, Langston
Publisher The Ways Of White Folks
Condition Very Good