Author:Bontemps, Arna

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The Old South

By: Bontemps, Arna

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9648

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Book is near fine except for a felt tip pen mark out on the ffep. A former owner's name was stamped on that page and some one tried to cover it with a balck marker. The name is still readable but some of the marker ink has bled through to the next endpaper and has left a small reddish area on the dustjacket flap fold. Otherwise this is a square, securely bound copy with almost no wear. Jacket shows some wear when angled to the light but it is quite attractive. (See scan. ) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages; Collection of fourteen stories by Bontemps published the year of his death. View more info

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Drums At Dusk

By: Bontemps. Arna

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13770

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Black cloth with faded gilt title on spine. Some very light wear on edges and corners and one small bump on front edge, near middle. Jacket has large area of loss at bottom of spine, extending to front and back covers. See scan. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 226 pages; Signed by Bontemps, : Arna Bontemps" with no inscription on the ffep. Then signed again on the title page, "Arna" with a reference to the Diamond Jubilee of the Emancipation Proclamation to "Horace," possibly Horace Pippin. ; Signed by Author View more info