Mar 21, 2013 - Sale 2308

Sale 2308 - Lot 381

Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(LITERATURE AND POETRY.) THURMAN, WALLACE. Negro Life in New York's Harlem. 64 pages. 16mo, original printed wrappers, No 494 in the Little Blue Book Series. Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Co, [1927]

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first edition of the author's first published book. Wallace Thurman was one of the leading literary figures of the Harlem Renaissance. He edited the legendary Renaissance rarity "Fire," as well as several other publications, and authored several novels, and plays; among them: of "Infants of the Spring," and "Blacker the Berry."