The Street. Ann PETRY.

The Street

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1946. First American Edition. Hardcover. Petry's first book, chronicling the life of a single mother raising her child in Harlem during the 1940's. A high-spot of postwar African-American women's fiction, not often found in attractive condition. HANNA 2854. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); light gray pictorial cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in black on spine and boards; dustjacket; 436pp. Tight, clean copy, Near Fine, in the original dustwrapper, unclipped with a few brief nicks to extremities and a small closed puncture to front spine-fold, still on the better side of Very Good.

Price: $450.00