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Not Without Laughter.

Not Without Laughter.

by Hughes, Langston

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930. By the late 1920s, Hughes' work had been, for over a decade, enormously influential on the literature and politics that shaped the Harlem Renaissance. At a time before widespread arts grants, Hughes had gained the financial support of several private patrons and took two years to develop and publish his first novel, Not Without Laughter. In line with his previous work which sought to depict the "low life", that is, the real lives of blacks in the lower social-economic strata, the semi-autobiographical novel follows the story of a black boy named Sandy growing up in a small Kansas town in the 1930s. Sandy's mother works as a housekeeper for a wealthy white family, while his father is constantly traversing the country in search of work. Hughes said that a good portion of the novel's characters and settings were based on his memories of growing up in Lawrence, Kansas: "I wanted to write about a typical Negro family in the Middle West, about people like… Read More
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Not Without Laughter

by Hughes, Langston

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Used - Small inked design and light stain to front free endpaper, spine and leading edge lightly toned, overall near fine in custom myl
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London: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930. First U.K. edition. Small inked design and light stain to front free endpaper, spine and leading edge lightly toned, overall near fine in custom mylar cover.. Gray cloth, no dust jacket.
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Not Without Laughter

by Hughes, Langston

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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New York and London: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 324pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] Pale pink and white striped cloth over boards with ink stamping in brown and black. Publisher's black topstain. Darkened at the spine, and a bit along the edges of the covers. The cloth at the spine ends is lightly frayed (just a tad more so along the front hinge). There is a previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. No dust jacket. The first edition of the first novel by the giant of the Harlem Renaissance.
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NOT WITHOUT LAUGHTER

NOT WITHOUT LAUGHTER

by Langston Hughes

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New York: Westvaco Corporation. 1997. Limited Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Fine dust jacket. .
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Not Without Laughter (Limited Edition)
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Not Without Laughter (Limited Edition)

by Hughes, Langston

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Used - Fine
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First Thus
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Hardcover
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New York, New York, U. S. A.: Westvaco Corp., 1997. First Thus . Hardcover. Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine In Slipcase. Limited Edition. Yellow Marker Ribbon Bound In. The Slipcase In Near Fine With Light Shelf Wear.
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Not Without Laughter

Not Without Laughter

by Hughes, Langston

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Used - Fine
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1st Thus
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Paperback
ISBN 13
9780862417680
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0862417686
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Payback Pr (UK), 1998. First Payback printing. With introductions by Maya Angelou and Arna Bontemps. Unread, as new. Becoming scarce. 224 pp.. 1st Thus. Soft Cover. Fine. Book.
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NOT WITHOUT LAUGHTER

by HUGHES, LANGSTON

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1ST THUS
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NEW YORK NY: WESTCO CORPORATION. FINE CONDITION IN FINE SLIPCASE. PUB 1997. 1ST THUS. HARDCOVER. ISBN: FORWORD BY HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR. OF A BOOK ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 1930. QUARTER BOUND WITH BLACK CLOTH SPINE WITH GILT TITLES AND AFRICANPRINTED (MEN'S CLOTH, EWE, GHANA) PAPER COVERED BOARDS WITH MATCHINGSLIPCASE, JACOB LAWRENCE ILLUSTRATED ENDPAPERS AND FRONTISPIECE FROM "THEMIGRATION SERIES", AND YELLOW SATIN ATTACHED RIBBON BOOKMARK. ANEXCLELLENT CLEAN AND TIGHT COPY OF THIS BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF MODERN BOOKFABRICATION.. Keywords: AFRO-AMER AUTHOR.
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Not Without Laughter (Limited Edition)

by Langston Hughes

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Wyckliffe, KY: Westvaco, January 1997. Limited. Hardcover . Very Good/No Jacket As Issued. Limited edition, privately published, Christmas, 1997. Quarto bound: gold stamped on black cloth spine with patterned paper covered boards. Silk ribbon marker. First published in 1930, Not Without Laughter was Hughes' first novel. End page drawings and frontispiece by Jacob Armstead Lawrence. Ex-libris card laid in with 'bird pecking its own back' symbol used in book and previous owner's name 'Sue Shaddeau' printed along with 'presented by John Wood' printed (Westvaco public Afairs manager) and 'bird pecking its own back' symbol used within book. Also laid in business card from the same John M. Wood. Book is in very good plus slipcase with 'patterned paper covered' design matching the book cover. [334 pp.]
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NOT WITHOUT LAUGHTER

by Hughes, Langston

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Westvaco Corporation. F. 1997. Limited Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. Special privately published limited Christmas edition. A beautifully made book with matching slip case, no DJ as issued. .
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NOT WITHOUT LAUGHTER

by HUGHES, Langston

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Limited edition, privately published
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Westvaco Corp, 1997. Limited edition, privately published. 8vo, pp. 326. Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Illustrations on endpapers and frontis from The Migration Series, by Jacob Lawrence. Patterned paper over boards wtih cloth spine, in a box covered in black cloth and the same paper. Ribbon marker. As new.
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NOT WITHOUT LAUGHTER

by HUGHES, Langston

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No place (Stamord, CT): Westvaco. 1997. First of this edition. Hardcover. Octavo, black cloth spine and handsome dedcorated boards in decorated slipcase, bound-in ribbon market. Colour endpapers and frontispiece by Jacob Lawrence, Foreword by Louis Henry Gates, Jr. Spine lightly sunned; small area of puckering from damp to first two leaves; else fine. Privately issued for Christmas by the West Virginia Paper Company, a very attractive editon. Note: just over 1 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required. .
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Not Without Laughter [with slipcase]

by Hughes, Langston

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Richmond, Virginia
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Westvaco corporation, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Black cloth with gilt spine titles to decorated boards with a matching slipcase. Book looks unread. Slipcase totally intact and unmarked.
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Not Without Laughter

by Hughes, Langston

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Limited
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9782811001797
ISBN 10
2811001794
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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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Westvaco corporation. Limited. Hardcover. Used Very Good/Good. Mass Market and Trade Paperback: May have light edge wear and minor creasing. Might have prev. owner name. Otherwise clean and tight. Hardcover: jacket will have light edge wear and/or chipping. Book may have inscription/prev. owner's name, and light spine or corner bumping. Small tear on the spine of the bookcover.
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NOT WITHOUT LAUGHTER.

NOT WITHOUT LAUGHTER.

by Hughes, Langston; introduction by Maya Angelou.

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Used - Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.
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9780020209850
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0020209851
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New York:: Scribner Paperback Fiction,, (1995). Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. . 1st trade paperback printing. Originally published in 1930, and a classic of African American literature, this is the story of a young boy's awakening to the reality of black life in a small Kansas town. Includes a new introduction by Maya Angelou and a foreword by Arna Bontemps. 299 pp.
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Not Without Laughter

by Hughes, Langston

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Pittsford, New York
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Np: Westvaco Corporation. Fine copy. 1997. 1st. hardcover. 8vo, 326 pp., Foreword by Henry Louis Gates Jr.; frontispiece & endpapers by Jacob Lawrence from the Migration Series. .
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Not Without Laughter

Not Without Laughter

by Hughes, Langston

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As New
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First Edition Thus
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Paperback
ISBN 13
9780020209850
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0020209851
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Steelton, Pennsylvania
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. This novel is a rare work of fiction from Langston Hughes, remembered mainly for his poetry. This book first appeared in 1930 and was Langston's first novel. It illumined through his various characters how the ability to laugh can provide the strength to overcome ignorance and racism. The book is republished here as a "First Edition Thus" with a "number line" starting with a "1" to indicate First Printing. This oversized paperback edition is in As New, unread condition, and also features a new Introduction by Maya Angelou and a Foreword by Arna Bontemps from an earlier 1969 edition. The book measures 5 1/4 by 8 inches and includes 299 pages. . First Edition Thus. Oversized Soft Cover. As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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