Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    James 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.). [2], 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.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2018
    7th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 291

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 March 29 Vintage Guitars & Musical Instruments Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.
    Michael Z.,
    Hawthorne, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    The Collection of James Kwis Leonard Internet Rare Books Auction
    The Collection of James Kwis Leonard Internet Rare Books Auction
    REALIZED SO FAR $300,884