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    First Edition of the Acclaimed Depression-Era Study

    James Agee and Walker Evans. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press, 1941. First edition. Octavo. xvi, 471 pages. Illustrated with thirty-one black and white reproductions of Walker Evans' photographs preceding the text. Publisher's black cloth with silver spine titles. Original printed dust jacket. Housed in a blue half leather custom clamshell box with gilt spine titles. Minor edge wear, rubbing, light chipping, and a few closed edge tears to the jacket. Spine lightly sunned. An important book of twentieth-century American history, in very good condition, and better than usually seen. From a private collection from New Orleans.

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    I popped open one of the beers, put my boots up on the desk, turned up the volume on my monitor and followed my watch list and while I was outbid on my proof Walkers I got a winning bid on a 67+ CAC BTW. Shoot, anniversaries don't come much better than t
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