Native Son, Richard Wright
New York: Grosset & Dunlap. First edition thus, with new material on the background and interpretation of the novel. Introduction by Dorothy Canfield Fisher and Wright's article 'How Bigger was born,' printed in its entirety for the first time. Printed from the plates of the Harper first edition. Very good in a fair to good, price-clipped dust jacket. Owner's name and date to flyleaf, else internally clean with a tight and sturdy binding. Light shelfwear and rubbing present with a small white spot to rear board. Jacket shows some shelfwear and chipping, with several closed tears to front panel and spine, reinforced at verso. Protected in archival mylar.
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