Mar 29, 2018 - Sale 2471

Sale 2471 - Lot 250

Price Realized: $ 4,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(LITERATURE.) Hurston, Zora Neale. Mules and Men. Illustrated plates by Miguel Covarrubias. 342, [1] pages. 8vo, publisher's decorated orange cloth, fine; pictorial dust jacket, corners clipped retaining price, professional paper repairs to verso; faint toning to endpapers, else internally clean and unmarked. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1935

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first edition. A collection of Negro folk tales from Eatonville, the author's hometown in Florida, with an introduction by her professor of anthropology, Franz Boas. Because of the heavy, brittle paper stock used, this is one of the most difficult Hurston titles to find in an intact dust jacket.