Sale 2441 - Lot 388
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INSCRIBED BY WRIGHT TO HENRY LEE MOON (LITERATURE AND POETRY.) WRIGHT, RICHARD. Native Son. thick 8vo, original smooth blue cloth with the title in gilt within a black panel on the spine; bookplate of Henry Lee Moon; with a long inscription by wright on the front free end-paper. New York: Harper, 1940
First edition of the author's masterpiece, inscribed: 'To Henry Lee Moon, in hopes he likes my book, Sincerely, Richard Wright. 3/21/40.' Book review from the Nation loosely laid in at the rear of the book.