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Author Name    Bourke-White, Margaret

Title   Halfway to Freedom; A Report on the New India in the Words and Photographs of Margaret Bourke-White

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Publisher   New York Simon and Schuster 1949

Inscription   Signed by Author

Seller ID   34539

B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages; [SIGNED] 1949 Simon and Schuster. HC in original black 1/4 cloth and green paper covered boards. 1949 imprint on title page but with no statement of edition or printing. Inscribed by Bourke-White on the title page below her printed name: "For Elizabeth Haynes // Cordially // [signature]." At the base of the title page in very tiny manuscript is a gift inscription from Haynes to a subsequent owner. Soundly bound copy illustrated throughout by Bourke-White's striking b&w photographs, along with pictorial map endpages. Front endpages have offset toning from a newsclipping no longer present. A review clipping tippe onto the rear endpage remains with offset toning to the map endpages at rear. Gilt titling at spine rubbed and largely effaced and indistinct. Mild shelf rub to boards at corners; cloth at spine ends lightly stressed. Superficial silverfish evidence to cloth along the upper joint. One of Bourke-White's most uncommon titles, especially so in signed examples. This copy is Good only; Signed by Author

Price = 175.00 USD

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