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All books are first printings of first editions or first American editions unless otherwise noted.

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click for a larger image of item #35018, The Enemy Gods Boston, Houghton Mifflin, [1937]. A "donation edition" (i.e. advance review copy), "photographically reproduced from uncorrected galley proofs." Like his Pulitzer Prize-winning Laughing Boy, a novel of Indian life, this one concerns a Navajo man who was sent to boarding school as a youth, was Christianized, and returns to his own culture, from which he is now alienated. Owner signature of Cora M. Folsom ("C.M. Folsom," of Hampton University, a historically Black university) on the front cover. Spine is tape-repaired but still fragile. Corners chipped. A good copy in wrappers. [#035018] $75
NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1940). Advance Reading Copy. Good in (water-stained) self-wrappers. [#709149] $20