1941 · New York
by Hirschfeld, Al; Saroyan, William
New York: Hyperion Press, 1941. First Edition. First edition. Large folio. Publisher's white cloth lettered on the front cover and spine, and with an illustration from the book reproduced on the front cover that is had colored by the Creative Printmakers Group. Lacking slipcase. Illustrated with 24 original lithographic captioned plates by Hirschfeld, printed on hand made paper manufactured by Canson and Montgolfier.Copy #240 of 1,000. Cloth rubbed at foot, small stain to back board, else Near Fine with binding intact, unsophisticated, and contents bright and attractive. The celebrated caricaturist's take on Harlem in the jazz age, plus a quick trip to Bali at the end for some sumptuous line-drawings of dancers.
(Inventory #: 140939612)