Introductions. 1924-1927.


Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964. Introductions.

Introductions. 1924-1927.

A valedictory (preface to Red) first, second, and third droughts.--Introduction to The Lord of the Sea, by M.P. Shiel : first, second, and third draughts (with corrections in pencil and ink).--Introduction to the Autobiography of an Ex-colored Man, by James Weldon Johnson : first, second, and third draughts (with corrections in ink).--Introduction to the Weary Blues by Langston Hughes : first, second, and third (with pencilled suggestions by Langston Hughes) and fourth draughts (with corrections in ink).

86 leaves ; 29 cm.

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