HEYWARD, Du Bose.
Decorated by Theodore Nadejen.
First edition, first printing of the novel that inspired the opera Porgy and Bess. Rare in the dust jacket.
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Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Line drawings by Theodore Nadejen throughout. Some minor wear and loss of size to edges of boards, endpapers partially tanned, contents toned. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with faded spine panel and some small chips and short closed tears.