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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 348. 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. The usual finger-soiling to white covers. Interior bright and clean. Neat personal embossed stamp to front free endpaper. Fine in cream-colored slipcase.

    Lively and colorful depictions of the people and nightlife of Harlem by the famed caricaturist.


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    June, 2010
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