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DescriptionJames Agee and Walker Evans. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Three Tenant Families. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1941. First edition. Octavo (8.0625 x 5.5 inches; 205 x 140 mm.). , xvi, 471, [3, blank] pages; thirty-one photographic illustrations on sixteen leaves inserted before the text. Publisher's smooth black cloth, spine lettered in silver; in original dust jacket. Spine ends lightly dulled; minor wear along the bottom edge; corners tapped; bottom corner of rear board with a touch a green paint. Text block softly creased at upper fore-edge corner throughout, top edge a little dusty; previous owner signature in pencil on the front free endpaper; occasional minor over-opening. Dust jacket spine panel dulled, as often seen; bottom half of front spine fold splitting; crown lightly chipped; edges worn with occasional short closed tears; minor flaking to folds; rear panel rubbed with faint marginal browning; rear flap fold coated with narrow strip of green paint. Still, a very good copy of an easily worn book. Roth, The Book of 101 Books.
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