The Blacker The Berry: A Novel of Negro Life


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    First Edition.

    19cm x 14cm. 262 pages. Brown cloth, black lettering and decoration, no jacket.

    First edition of Thurman’s first novel exploring racism, discrimination, intraracial prejudice/colourism/shade bias, ethnic conflict, homosexuality, and abortion. Bookplate of Dr. Gary Simes, and stamp of Tyrrell’s bookstore, Sydney to the front endpaper.

    Black marker line across spine. Slightly cocked with some rubbing to the edges, minor chipping to the spine, and minor mottling to the cloth. Minor foxing to the edges with a small stain to the spine head only visible on the outside edge. Good Condition.

    $600.00 AUD

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    Wallace Thurman

    New York: The Macaulay Company, 1929.
    First Edition.
    19cm x 14cm. 262 pages. Brown cloth, black lettering and decoration, no jacket.

    First edition of Thurman’s first novel exploring racism, discrimination, intraracial prejudice/colourism/shade bias, ethnic conflict, homosexuality, and abortion. Bookplate of Dr. Gary Simes, and stamp of Tyrrell’s bookstore, Sydney to the front endpaper.

    Black marker line across spine. Slightly cocked with some rubbing to the edges, minor chipping to the spine, and minor mottling to the cloth. Minor foxing to the edges with a small stain to the spine head only visible on the outside edge. Good Condition. $600 AUD.
    Book#0011246

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    Weight 0.48 kg
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