JOHN HENRY. by Bradford, Roark.

JOHN HENRY. by Bradford, Roark. < >


Edition: First edition.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1931. dj. Hardcover first edition - Tales of the legendary hero, John Henry, told in black dialect; scattered through the stories are lyrics from some of the many folk and blues songs honoring his exploits. Illustrated with woodcuts by J. J. Lankes. 225 pp plus colophon and 4 pp publisher's ads

Condition: Good condition overall in blue cloth depicting gears in lighter blue, (gift inscription, bookplate, spine label peeling, sunning to spine). A tight copy, missing the dust jacket.

Book ID: 58352
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