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      Sale 2441 | Lot 382
      Price Realized: $7,800With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2441 Lot 382

        HER BEST WORK INSCRIBED (LITERATURE AND POETRY.) HURSTON, ZORA NEALE. Their Eyes Were Watching God. 286 pages. 8vo, original decorative orange cloth; spine extremities rubbed with slight loss of cloth; Inscribed 'To Mollie Lewis." Philadelphia: Lippincott, [1937]

        Estimate $600 - 900

        inscribed 'for mollie lewis, a throne ornament from the right side in heaven, zora neale hurston, Jan 9, 1938." Lewis was Mollie Moon's maiden name. Hurston's inscription is a bit arcane, as is normal with Zora's inscriptions. Loosely laid in are the fragments of the dust jacket, as well as a long review in the New York Times, by John Chamberlain. A very nice association copy. Mollie and Henry Lee Moon were activists, and prominent in the NAACP. Henry Lee was in charge of public relations for the NAACP.

        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $7,800