WHERE I WAS BORN AND RAISED.

Cohn, David L. [David Lewis Cohn], 1896-1960. Susanne Suba (illustrator of front board vignette).

Published by Boston - Cambridge, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company - The Riverside Press, 1948.
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First printing (with date at foot of title page per Houghton Mifflin's standard contemporary practice) INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. xiv, 380 pages. Hardcover: H 21cm x L 14.25cm. Lacks dust jacket. Beige cloth with some soiling and several spots of brown discoloration. Edges toned with brown staining upon top edge as well. light toning to endpapers; strong creasing and short tear at top of pages 119-120; shallow creases at several other page corners. Binding unfortunately shaken between front flyleaf and half-title with a few other lesser stress points. Only a fair copy of a quite uncommon book but enhanced by author's two-line blue ink inscription to a Meridian, Mississippi attorney on the front free endpaper: "For Tom Bourdeaux | David L. Cohn." Classic essay commenting on the segregated life and customs amongst whites and African Americans in the Mississippi Delta which Greenville, Mississippi author David Cohn so artfully described as a region which "begins in the lobby of the Peabody Hotel [Memphis] and ends on Catfish Row in Vicksburg." The text is comprised of two sections with Part One "1935" taken from Cohn's 1935 book GOD SHAKES CREATION and Part Two "1947" offering Cohn's insights and observations regarding the region and the various transitions that had occurred over the past twelve year span. Description copyright David Hallinan, Bookseller. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: WHERE I WAS BORN AND RAISED.
Publisher: Boston - Cambridge, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company - The Riverside Press, 1948.

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Cohn, David L. [David Lewis Cohn], 1896-1960. Susanne Suba (illustrator of front board vignette). [Katherine Bellamann, 1877-1956; Henry Bellamann - Heinrich Hauer Bellamann, 1882-1945.]
Published by Boston - Cambridge, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company - The Riverside Press, 1948. (1948)
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Book Description Boston - Cambridge, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company - The Riverside Press, 1948., 1948. KATHERINE BELLAMANN'S COPY. First printing (with date at foot of title page per Houghton Mifflin's standard contemporary practice) INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR TO KATHERINE BELLAMANN. xiv, 380 pages. Hardcover: H 21cm x L 14.25cm. Lacks dust jacket. Beige cloth lightly soiled with a few foxing spots, small slender and light ink streak at lower spine. Some abrasion spots to lightly toned edges; faint staining at corner of bottom edge and fore-edge heel. Light toning to endpapers; chipping at bottom margins of pages 241-246 but not affecting text; dark stain at bottom gutter corners of pages 310-327. Author's three-line ink inscription on the front free endpaper: "For Katherine Bellamann | [illegible] | David L. Cohn." Interior pages are otherwise clean. Binding is firm. A very good- copy. Classic essay commenting on the segregated life and customs amongst whites and African Americans in the Mississippi Delta which Greenville, Mississippi author David Cohn so artfully described as a region which "begins in the lobby of the Peabody Hotel [Memphis] and ends on Catfish Row in Vicksburg." The text is comprised of two sections with Part One "1935" taken from Cohn's 1935 book GOD SHAKES CREATION and Part Two "1947" offering Cohn's insights and observations regarding the region and the various transitions that had occurred over the past twelve year span. A noted poet and author in her own right, Katherine Bellamann was also the wife of KINGS ROW novelist Henry Bellamann, aka Heinrich Hauer Bellamann, with the book's provenance being from a collection of Bellamann material inherited by a family descendent. {MS-Shelf #9} Description copyright David Hallinan, Bookseller. Bookseller Inventory # JUN17-08954

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