Lot 292 of 607:
Rare second part of Richard Wright's Black Boy  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$600
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
A Hitherto Unpublished Manuscript by Richard Wright Being a Continuation of Black Boy [with] Notes Preliminary to a Full Study of the Work of Richard Wright by Constance Webb

Author:
Wright, Richard

Place:
[New York]

Publisher:
[Constance Webb]

Date:
[1946]

Description:

150 pp. 21.5x14 cm (8½x5½") plain tan saddlestitched wrappers. No. 86 of 500 copies. First Edition.

This final section of Wright's autobiography "Black Boy" was dropped from the original publication. According to Quill & Brush, Wright gave one of his eventual biographers, Constance Webb, permission to publish this second part of his autobiography. Webb's biography of Wright was not published until 1968. Rare.


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Condition:
Wrappers a touch browned, slight wear; near fine.


 
Item number:
295138a
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