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Native Son

by Wright, Richard

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Harper and Brothers publishers, New York, 1940 First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page with "A - P" below the First Edition statement. This copy is SIGNED by Richard Wright on a laid in signature. A wonderful copy. This First issue dustjacket is rich in color with slight fading to the spine. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has the printed price present with minor wear to the edges. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION bound in the original publisher's blue cloth. We buy SIGNED Richard Wright First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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NATIVE SON

by Wright, Richard

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Ottawa, Ontario
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New York: The Modern Library, 1940. Short inscription written and signed by author, on dedication page, after copyright page. 394 pages. Grey and white patterned endpapers. Previous owner's name on ffep. Grey cloth with gilt titles on black area on front and spine. Binding has several marks, book is tight; pages clean and white. DJ has black and white on front and spine and the rest is white and brown with several very small nicks along the edges, and one repaired tear. Not price-clipped. VG-/Good+.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. VG-/Good +.
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How Bigger Was Born. The Story of Native Son, one of the most significant novels of our time, and...
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How "Bigger" Was Born. The Story of Native Son, one of the most significant novels of our time, and how it came to be written. [Signed by Richard Wright]

by Richard Wright

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Wilmington, Delaware
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New York: Harper & Brothers, (1940). 39, [1 (blank)]pp. First Edition. Signed. Stiff yellow wraps, modestly decorated; toned and lightly soiled, tiny chips; very good. Autographed by Richard Wright on the dedication page; published in the same year as Wright's magnum opus Native Son which would become an instant bestseller and catapult Wright to overnight fame. The novel's chief character, Bigger Thomas, was a union, in part, of many "Bigger Thomases" Richard Wright would encounter before his escape from the South, as recounted in Black Boy, his autobiography. These were Southern black men, who rebelliously violated Jim Crow laws, but paid a terrible price under white oppression and racial violence. Bigger Thomas "is unlike any protagonist ever to have appeared in African American literature. Before Bigger Thomas, black heroes and heroines were generally virtuous, polite, upright, intelligent, sensitive, and knowledgeable. Bigger Thomas is crude, barely literate, unclean, untrustworthy, and a… Read more
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