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Booker T. Washington: The Making of a Black Leader, 1856-1901. [and] Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915. [2 volume set]
Booker T. Washington: The Making of a Black Leader, 1856-1901. [and] Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915. [2 volume set]
Booker T. Washington: The Making of a Black Leader, 1856-1901. [and] Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915. [2 volume set]

Booker T. Washington: The Making of a Black Leader, 1856-1901. [and] Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915. [2 volume set]


Magisterial biography of educator, orator, U.S. presidential advisor, and race leader, Booker T. Washington (1856–1915), the founder of the Tuskegee Institute (HBCU) in Alabama.  “The most-comprehensive biography [of Booker T. Washington] is Harlan’s superb two-volume Booker T. Washington: The Making of a Black Leader, 1856–1901 (1972) and Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901–1915 (1983); Harlan was the first biographer to plunge into the massive Washington correspondence and ferret out his secret machinations.” (ANB) A clean and handsome set.


Description: Booker T. Washington: The Making of a Black Leader, 1856-1901. [and] Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915. [2 volume set]

New York: Oxford University Press, 1972 and 1983. First Editions. Frontispiece, xi, [1], [1–2], 3–379 pages + [4] leaves of plates and Frontispiece, xiv, [1], [1–2], 3–548 pages + [4] leaves of plates. 8vos. Publisher’s cloth and publisher’s quarter cloth with paper-covered boards; pictorial dust jackets. Some toning at edges; Very Good in Very Good dust jackets.

[3729506]

Price: $150.00

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