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Strange Brother by Blair Niles. Harris Publishing Co. "First printing, 1949"

Strange Brother by Blair Niles. Harris Publishing Co. "First printing, 1949" stated with no listing of later printings. 5 1/2" x 7 3/4" 341 pages Hardcover with dust jacket. DUST JACKET: Some edge wear. Small chips on the top fo the spine. Bumping to the top of the dj. Otherwise, no unusual folds or creases. No tears. No clips. No other missing pieces. Not price-clipped with dj price of $1.98. Now protected by a removable mylar dj cover. BOOK: Moderate cover edge wear. Erasure marks on the first blank page. Very light tanning to the front and back end papers. No other previous owner markings. No tears, folds or creases to pages. Binding is tight with no looseness to pages. Not ex-library, not remaindered and not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. JD20a

"Strange Brother is a gay novel written by Blair Niles published in 1931. The story is about a platonic relationship between a heterosexual woman and a gay man and takes place in New York City in the late 1920s and early 1930s.
Strange Brother provides an early and objective documentation of homosexual issues during the Harlem Renaissance.[1]

Strange Brother has been reprinted a number of times since its initial 1931 Liveright publication in New York, as follows:

Thomas Werner Laurie, 1931 (British publication)
Harris Publishing Company, 1949
Avon Books, 1952
Arno Press, 1975
Gay Men's Press, 1991
Ayer Company Publishers, 2002" - wikipedia

"Blair Niles (née Mary Blair Rice, 1880–1959) was an American novelist and travel writer. She was a founding member of the Society of Woman Geographers." - wikipedia