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The Merchant of Yonkers
NY: Harper & Brothers, 1939, 1939. FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED. 1 vol., publisher's original stamped brown cloth binding, with the original DJ, DJ not price clipped. Inscribed on the title-page"Like Cornelius and Barnaby some day I'm coming to New York again to have fun with the Freemans says Thort." Small bookplate to front pastedown otherwise FINE/VG+. The reference to "the Freemans" is to a young Morgan Freeman who played in the all black version of the Broadway play which also included Cab Calloway, Mabel King, Clifton Davis, and Ernestine Jackson. A wonderful and playful inscription.
      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
Last Found On: 2017-09-20           Check availability:      Biblio    

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