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Johnson, James Weldon (1871-1938) God's Trombones, Seven Negro Sermons in Verse , Inscribed Presentation Copy.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
285
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Johnson, James Weldon (1871-1938) God's Trombones, Seven Negro Sermons in Verse, Inscribed Presentation Copy. New York: Viking, 1927.
First edition, illustrated by Aaron Douglas (1899-1979), with calligraphy by Charles Buckles Falls (1874-1960), in publisher's printed boards, black cloth spine and corners, worn, inscription on ffep, with postal label bearing the name of the recipient, Zelma Watson George (1903-1994), another of the same label affixed to the title, 8 3/4 x 6 in.
Estimate $200-300


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James Weldon, Zelma Watson George, Charles Buckles Falls, Aaron Douglas

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