[Item #28976] Common Ground - Vol.II, No.3 (Spring, 1942). M. Margaret ANDERSON, Woody GUTHRIE, Pearl S. Buck, Thomas Mann, Langston Hughes, contributors.

Common Ground - Vol.II, No.3 (Spring, 1942)

New York: Common Council for American Unity, 1942. First Edition. Octavo (22.75cm); yellow and black printed wrappers, stapled; 120pp; illus. Starting oxidation to staples, with faint dustiness to wrappers; Near Fine.

Highly important single issue of the CCAU's monthly literary magazine, issued from 1940-49, which was devoted to bridging ethnic and minority differences and to reflecting America's cultural diversity. This issue includes a substantial (13pp) short story by Woody Guthrie, "Ear Players," which marked his debut as a published writer in the mainstream media. The issue includes contributions by Langston Hughes, Waldo Frank, and Eleanor Roosevelt, among others. Also includes a pictorial insert (4pp) of photomontage by Alexander Alland. REUSS 30, p.9.

Price: $100.00

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