This monograph "is designed and arranged to afford a more or less comprehensive idea of the most provocative aspects of Negro Life in America, and more especially of life in Harlem" (from the publisher). Color frontis of mother and infant plus 56 leaves of plates some in color. Preface by Ralph Barton and introduction by Frank Crowninshield. Contents: Preface / Introduction / List of Drawings / Varia [plates 1 to 25] / The Theatre [plates 26 to 38] / In the Cabarets [plates 39 to 53] / Three Cuban women plates 54 to 56. All of them are oriented on the right side full page.
Good plus in an acceptable dust jacket. S pine ends and fore corners worn. Spine lettering faded but still bright on front cover. A few light soil spots. The dust jacket is flawed.
DJ lightly soiled and rubbed w/ substantial wear and numerous tears to edges. Large piece missing to the DJ front cover.Smaller chips to the DJ back cover. The item "Miguel Covarrubias Negro Drawings Harlem 1927 HC DJ African American Black Life" is in sale since Monday, March 21, 2016.
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