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    Carl Van Vechten. Nigger Heaven. NY: 1926. First edition, one of 195 copies signed by Van Vechten, and with a later inscription.

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    Carl Van Vechten. Nigger Heaven. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. First edition, one of 195 copies signed by Van Vechten; this copy with a later inscription by him. The first novel about Harlem.

    Inscribed by Van Vechten on the signed limitation page: "For Saul with much/love. New year's . 1952". Octavo. [viii],[287], [1, blank] pages. Limitation page inserted at front. Publisher's full patterned cloth, printed paper label on spine, slipcase. Spine of book is sunned, minor rubbing to binding, rear hinge just barely starting, most pages unopened. Slipcase quite worn with severa joints torn and with a tape repair. Still, very good.



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