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  • THE GREEN PASTURES. by Connelly, Marc (illustrated by Robert Edward Jones.)
    Connelly, Marc (illustrated by Robert Edward Jones.)

    Edition: Limited, signed edition.

    New York: Farrar & Rinehart (Lakeside Press) 1930. SIGNED hardcover first edition - This edition is the first to contain both the text of the play and the spirituals, produced at Lakeside Press under the direction of William Kittredge, and limited to 550 copies SIGNED by both the writer and the artist. Slightly larger format, measuring 11 1/4" by 8 3/4." 150 pp plus colophon. A beautifully illustrated production.

    Condition: Good overall in green boards with gilt lettering and a small illustration. Contents are near fine, with a few pages still unopened, a gift inscription dated Christmas1930 to Robert Morton Lee (presumably the screenwriter for silent movies in the late teens) on the front endpaper, and some offsetting to a couple of pages, but there is fading to the green covers on the spine and back cover, scratches, rubbing to sides of the spine, a few dents and overall edgewear.

    Book ID: 49867
    View cart More details Price: $200.00