NEGRO DRAWINGS, by Miguel Covarrubias - 1927 [1st Ed]


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Negro Drawings

by Miguel Covarrubias

FIRST EDITION by Alfred A. Knopf of New York with a preface by American artist Ralph Barton and an introduction by journalist Frank Crowninshield. A collection of 56 drawings, in color and B&W, by Mexican artist Miguel Covarrubias portraying various aspects of Black American life in the 1920s. Includes full color frontispiece, 56 single-side prints, book and section title pages, + 10 pages of introductory material. 8.75" by 10.25".

First Edition. Published by Alfred A. Knopf. New York, NY. 1927.

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Hardback is overall in GOOD+ condition.

  • Green cloth boards feature red lettering to the cover and spine.
  • The rear board bears the BORZOI BOOKS publisher's seal.
  • Binding is tender, yet still intact. Gutters are cracked at illustrations 4, VI, 23. Please see photos
  • Covers exhibit marginal darkening and have some stains, with moisture wrinkles along foot edges. Back has 1.5" long black stain.
  • Board Edges are rubbed, with gently bumped corners, and exposed board at corners and a couple spots along head.
  • The spine is sunned to a dark brown, and loose in binding. Head and tail are missing, with further chipping and fraying. Please see photos.
  • Textblock is in nice condition, and free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Inside pages are age toned, with rare signs of wear including light foxing, gentle creases, rare closed tears and smudges mostly at perimeters. Please see photos.
  • Text block edges are dusty; inked head of textblock shows some fading.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Subject: Black Americana
Topic: Art
Original/Facsimile: Original
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Special Attributes: Illustrated
Place of Publication: New York NY
Year Printed: 19270000
Author: Miguel Covarrubias
Region: North America
Language: English
Illustrator: Miguel Covarrubias
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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