Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families (James Agee & Walker Evans) soon to be presented for sale on the sparkling BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Peter Owen, 1965, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs;
From the cover: Written nearly thirty years ago, and never before published in England, this book has become a legend. In 1936 James Agee and Walker Evans were sent on a journalistic assignment to investigate the plight of the tenant farmers in the Southern States of the U. S. A. They were describing a mode of life that was remote and tragic. It required violence and realism to…
Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little faded. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Previous owners’ name to the first blank.
Grey boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XXII] 471 pages. 8¾” x 5¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I enchant you with top-drawer choices of my Social History catalogue?