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DuBose Heyward: The Man Who Wrote Porgy

by Durham, Frank

Condition: Fine/Very Good


Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1954. Apparent First Edition . Blue Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains 152 pp., b&w illustrations, dust jacket somewhat faded along spine and top edge and has some spotting to front panel, protected in mylar cover; SIGNED on end page "Cordially, Frank Durham." A nice, tight, bright copy.


  • Bookseller: Michael Carroll Dooling, Rare Books & Manuscripts, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000225
  • Title: DuBose Heyward: The Man Who Wrote Porgy
  • Author: Durham, Frank
  • Format/binding: Blue Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Apparent First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
  • Place: Columbia
  • Date published: 1954
  • Keywords: Porgy & Bess, George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward
  • Bookseller catalogs: Performing Arts - Music, Dance, Theatre;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall


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