CAN'T GET A RED BIRD.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1929. SIGNED Hardcover First Edition
First printing. Novel about the life of tenant farmers in Texas and the plight of the farmer in general by this Texas-born folklorist and novelist. A significant association copy as this is INSCRIBED by the author on the title page 'For Mr. Alexander Legge, with appreciation of his services to the American farmer" and dated July 29, New York City. Legge was President of International Harvester from 1922 until his death in 1933, chairman of the Federal Farm Board under President Hoover, and one of the founders and principal contributors to the Farm Foundation in 1933. Very good in black cloth with red lettering. Relatively minor edgewear to the boards, a little fading on the spine, line on back cover, but overall a tight and straight copy. .
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