Larsen, Nella PASSING
New York & London: Alfred A Knopf, 1929. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Good only: A worn copy with wear to the corner tips, shelf edges, and spine ends, silver spine and cover lettering worn but visible, the black cloth covers show some patches of light staining, crease to the rear cover, and signatures slightly skewed.
PASSING is the story of a light-skinned woman, who 'passes' for white, even managing to deceive her bigot husband. PASSING firmly established Nella Larsen's prominence among women writers of the Harlem Renaissance.