Famous American Negroes.
First Edition, thus. One of the “Apollo Editions” and a collection of biographical sketches of prominent Black Americans written by this Harlem Renaissance writer, poet, playwright, teacher. The profiled lives are diverse, from Phillis Wheatley to Paul Laurence Dunbar to W.C. Handy to Frederick Douglass to Dr. Ralph Bunche and so on. Scarce in this condition.
Description: Famous American Negroes.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1954). 148 pages. Softcover. Illustrated. Trifle wear to binding, in remarkable Near Fine condition.