Jonah's Gourd Vine. Zora Neale Hurston.
Jonah's Gourd Vine
Jonah's Gourd Vine

Jonah's Gourd Vine

Very Good / Fair. Item #6190

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1934. First Edition. Octavo. 316 pages. Illustrated dust jacket with original $2.00 price inatct; book in green cloth with black lettering.

Jacket panels cleanly separated along front flap fold and along either side of spine, with majority of spine missing. Jacket otherwise rubbed with a number of small tears with adjacent creasing along edges. (Mylar left on for photos, but photos without can be sent upon request.) Boards heavily faded along edges and toned on exposed portion of spine, with some nudging and shallow chipping to spine ends. Spine a bit rolled. Small, clean staple punctures at top and bottom of front and back, extending through jacket and boards to a few pages in from either end. Opens easily between gatherings, but binding is secure. Pages toned but unmarked. Bookplate of Mrs. Grace Lockard of Columbia, PA on front free endpaper.

Hurston's semi-autobiographical debut novel. Scarce in dust jacket.

Price: $1,000.00