The Book of Numbers

Pharr, Robert Deane

Published by Doubleday, 1969
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Slight shelf slant top edge, moderately foxed, 1/4"x3" damaged stamp on FFEP. DJ has light wear top/bottom of backstrip, 1/8" tear top front edge, two 1/8" tears top rear edge. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Book of Numbers
Publisher: Doubleday
Publication Date: 1969
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good +
Edition: First Edition

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Published by University of Virginia Press (2001)
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Book Description University of Virginia Press, 2001. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP11113358

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Book Description University of Virginia Press, 2001. Book Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. N/A. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP95390703

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Book Description Doubleday, Garden City, 1969. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Almost Fine. First Edition. Book top paper edges are moderately foxed, slight shelf slant to text block, small stamp on FFEP. DJ has small piece missing on bottom edge of DJ spine. 374pp. Green cloth. Stated 1st U.S. Ed. Tight, bright copy with firm corners. No remainder mark. No internal names, notations. Crisp, unclipped pictorial DJ in Mylar cover ($5.95). A novel of the "Sporting Life". USPS Tracking provided. H Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Modern Literature. Bookseller Inventory # 20004

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Book Description 2016. Softcover. Book Condition: New. 428 Lang:- eng, Vol:- Volume shang, Pages 428, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1969]. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Volume shang Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # PB1111006229289

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Book Description Avon, N.Y., 1969. Mass-market paperback. 1st. Avon printing-1970. mass market paperback; 408 pgs. Author's first novel. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. CLEAN, TIGHT, & ATTRACTIVE. Bookseller Inventory # 1.15527

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Book Description ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Book Condition: NEW. Reprinted from 1969 edition. Volume: shang Language: eng. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Original Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday 428 pages Volume: shang. Bookseller Inventory # 457903596

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Book Description Doubleday, 1969. hardcover. 1st Edition. Garden City. 1969. Doubleday. 1st American Edition. Crease On Bottom Corner Of Front Free Endpaper,Otherwise Good In Stained Boards (No water Damage To The Interior of The Book).No Dustjacket. 374 pages. hardcover. keywords: Literature Black America. inventory # 11618. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Robert Pharr is a magnificent storyteller, and in THE BOOK OF NUMBERS he has created an important, enduring novel out of a classic American milieu - the Negro sporting life of a Southern city during the 1930’s. The hero of the story is Dave Green, only 22 when he arrives in town during the Easter season of 1935 with a good size bankroll and a dream to start banking numbers. Swirling about Dave is a marvelous assortment of con-men, gamblers, numbers writers, pick-up men, travelling waiters, and the girls of the sporting life, the Vessey Street chicks. Three years, and countless adventures later, Dave’s gambling operation has grown and prospered - making him one of the richest Negroes in the world. Pharr’s vision of this odyssey, though, is a unique one, subtly distorted at times, ironic at others. He perceives the masks worn by his characters, the illusions they create for themselves, and it is the power and truth of these perceptions that place him among the best of contemporary American Negro writers. After attending four different all-Negro Southern colleges in the 1930’s, and graduating from Virginia Union University, Robert Deane Pharr traveled the country working as a waiter, mostly at exclusive resort hotels. Since coming to New York, he has been on welfare and worked as a waiter at Lundy’s Restaurant in Brooklyn. A few years ago, while waiting tables at a banquet at Columbia University, Pharr left a note for Professor Lewis Leary, Chairman of the English Department at Columbia, explaining that he had written a novel and asking Professor Leary to read it. Professor Leary did read the book, was favorably impressed, and had the manuscript sent to Doubleday. . Crease On Bottom Corner Of Front Free Endpaper,Otherwise Good In Stained Boards (No water Damage To The Interior of The Book).No Dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 11618

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Book Description 2016. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 428 Lang:- eng, Vol:- Volume shang, Pages 428, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1969]. This book is in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Volume shang Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 1111006229289

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Pharr, Robert Deane
Published by University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville, VA (2001)
ISBN 10: 0813920469 ISBN 13: 9780813920467
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Book Description University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville, VA, 2001. Very Good+ paperback. Normal shelfwear to exterior including rubbing along edges with scattered slight associated creasing/splitting. Pages and text are clean and bright. Overall, an attractive copy. 382 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 10556

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