"A MAJOR AMERICAN NOVEL": RARE PRESENTATION FIRST EDITION OF DISINHERITED, 1933, INSCRIBED BY JACK CONROY
CONROY, Jack. Disinherited. New York, 1933.
First edition of a memorable presentation copy inscribed by Conroy with a nod to his birthplace in Moberly Missouri, dated within days of publication, "For My Friend & Comrade, Leo Lipp, with sincere regards, Jack Conroy, Moberly Mo. Nov 30, 1933 (That's Thanksgiving day for some people!)"—this rare copy accompanied by two laid-in photographs also inscribed by him, one of a young Conroy in a black-and-white photograph, inscribed below the image, "For Leo Lipp with fraternal regards, Jack Conroy Sept 4, 1933," the other a color photograph of him nearly three decades later, standing beside a large commemorative plaque noting Moberly as "the birthplace of writer Jack Conroy," with his inscription on the right corner of the image, in faint red ink reading, "for my friend Leo Lipp, Jack Conroy, Chicago 10-2-61." $2400.