THE BIG SEA, by Langston Hughes - 1945 [signed]

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USED, with light wear and aging. Please see description and photos for more details.

THE BIG SEA, by Langston Hughes 1945 [signed] Autobiography Scarce DJ

Product Description

The Big Sea

by Langston Hughes

Hughes' autobiography.

335 pages. 6" by 8.5"

Publishing Info: Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1945

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition, with a VERY GOOD DJ.

  • Very scarce with inscription and signature by Hughes on ffep
  • Third printing
  • Printed on yellow paper as, due to WWII, standard white book paper was unavailable
  • Textblock shows a black topstain
  • Cover boards are a bit discolored around perimeter
  • DJ looks very nice behind Mylar cover and is backed with archival paper
  • DJ shows small chips off bottom outside corners, a bit larger chips off top corners
  • DJ shows small chips off spine tail and top left head with a .25" by 1.5" chip off top left of front and spine head
  • Moderate soiling to back of DJ
  • DJ spine is darkened
  • Front return of DJ shows a few green marks
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • VS20151013

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Subject: Biography & Autobiography
Topic: Nonfiction
Binding: Hardcover w/Jacket
Special Attributes: Signed
Year Printed: 19450000
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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