CHESNUTT, Charles W. (1858-1932). A group of 3 works, comprising:

The Wife of His Youth. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1899. -- The Conjure Woman. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1899. -- The Marrow of Tradition. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1901. -- Together, 3 works in 3 volumes, 8vo, ALL FIRST EDITIONS in original publisher's decorated cloth, some minor soiling, condition otherwise generally fine. 

Chesnutt's novels explore the issues of racial and social identity in the post-Civil War South.  Two of his novels, including The Conjure Woman, were adapted as silent films by African American director and producer Oscar Micheaux. 

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