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    Hirschfeld's Harlem

    Al Hirschfeld and William Saroyan. Harlem as Seen by Hirschfeld. New York: The Hyperion Press, 1941. First edition. One of 1,000 numbered copies, this being number 511. Large folio (approximately 18.25 x 14 inches). Six pages of text by William Saroyan, followed by twenty-four tipped-in original lithographs by Al Hirschfeld on handmade Canson paper. Publisher's white cloth lettered in brown with central color illustration to front board. Brown endpapers. Spine bumped and rubbed, some thumbsoiling to binding, faint pen marks to front cover and spine, upper corners bumped, minor thumbsoiling in text, a few plates foxed. Still, very good. Lively and colorful depictions of the people and nightlife of Harlem by the famed caricaturist.

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    October, 2012
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