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ERSKINE CALDWELL

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“POOR PEOPLE GET PASSED BY”

BOURKE-WHITE, Margaret and CALDWELL, Erskine. You Have Seen Their Faces. New York, 1937.

Scarce soft-bound Modern Age edition (published same year as cloth-bound first), inscribed on the half title, “For Mr. Jack Meike, Cordially Margaret Bourke-White,” a pioneering classic with 75 deep photogravures of the Dust Bowl by Bourke-White and text by novelist Erskine Caldwell. $4200.

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"THE GROTESQUE, THE STRANGE, AND THE EXOTIC"

CALDWELL, Erskine. God's Little Acre. New York, 1933.

First edition of Caldwell's most popular novel, censored in New York, banned in Boston, and so controversial that its author was prosecuted for disseminating pornography. A fine copy in rare entirely unrestored original dust jacket. $4000.

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"ONE OF THE MOST INNOVATIVE AMERICAN WRITERS": CALDWELL’S TOBACCO ROAD

CALDWELL, Erskine. Tobacco Road. New York, 1932.

First edition of the controversial third novel by Caldwell, viewed by Faulkner as "one of America's five greatest novelists," early banned from libraries and issued in a first printing of only 1500 copies, an exceptional copy in original unrestored dust jacket. $3800.

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“I SUPPOSE THERE IS PLENTY TO EAT SOMEWHERE IF YOU CAN FIND IT; THE CAT ALWAYS DOES”

BOURKE-WHITE, Margaret and CALDWELL, Erskine. You Have Seen Their Faces. New York, 1937.

First edition of this pioneering record of a “reality hidden to most Americans,” with 75 black-and-white photogravures of the Dust Bowl by Bourke-White and text by novelist Erskine Caldwell. $1750.

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