DescriptionRichard Wright. Native Son. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1940.
First edition, first issue dark blue cloth and first issue dust jacket. Octavo. xi, [1, blank], 359, [1, blank] pages. Title printed in red and black.
Original dark blue cloth stamped and lettered in red and white on front cover and spine. Bookplate of Arthur Johan Anderson on front pastedown and penciled signature on the front free endpaper. Housed in a quarter green cloth clamshell case. In the original green yellow and dark blue dust jacket (jacket spine slightly faded, lightly chipped at edges). "A Book-of-the-Month Club Selection" on front panel.
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