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Lot 0499
You Have Seen Their Faces by Erskine Caldwell and Margaret Bourke-White. 1937

  • First edition.
  • New York: Modern Age Books, 1937.
  • Erskine Caldwell, text. Margaret Bourke White, photos
  • Original illustrated Wraps. 55 pages. 11x 8.5 inches (28.5 x 21 cm).

    An important examination of the plight of the southern sharecroppers. One of the most successful collaborative works of photo-reportage and text. Illustrated throughout with Bourke-White's photographs. Caldwell and Bourke-White spent months travelling in the South to capture the faces and lives of the sharecroppers, both black and white. They lived hard lives, living on 75 cents a day, no electricity and living in shacks. This is a picture into their lives


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  • Condition

    Book: Original illustrated wrappers. Very Good, very little wear. DJ parts inserted

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    Margaret Bourke-White: You Have Seen Their Faces. 1937

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