The Golden Hawk

Yerby, Frank

Published by Dial Press, New York, 1948
Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
From The Ridge Books (Calhoun, GA, U.S.A.)

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Book has very light, general wear. Some toning on endpapers. Jacket has some edge and corner wear, small chips and tears, along with a small hole from a tear near the bottom right (see scan). There are also some small, light red stains on the back. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; This is one of Yerby's epic novels. It is set in the 17th century Carribean with a pirate or privateer hero. Jacket art by John Alan Maxwell. Born in Augusta Georgia, Yerby was the first African American to write a best-selling novel and to have a book purchased by a Hollywood studio for a film adaptation. Dial Press played down the fact that he was African-American. This was Yerby's third novel. This novel defines "swashbuckler.". Bookseller Inventory # 7513

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Title: The Golden Hawk

Publisher: Dial Press, New York

Publication Date: 1948

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Good+

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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