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Tobacco Road
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. "The story of a [Georgia] sharecropper shelved by the plantation owner, allowed to live in a tumble-down shack but not allowed to raise a crop. Pictures a family unbelievably degraded and destitute - the end result of a bad system" (COAN, p.56). Basis for the 1941 John Ford film starring Charley Grapewin, Gene Tierney, and Dana Andrews. HANNA 570. First Printing. Octavo (19cm); tan cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in gilt and in blind on spine and front cover; dustjacket; [10],241pp. Spine ends gently nudged, topstain dulled, with a touch of oxidation to gilt at base of spine; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50), edgeworn and spine-sunned, with light, even dust-soil to panels, small nicks to crown and corners, tiny puncture to front flap fold, and a few short tears; a Very Good, unrestored example.
      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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