Set My People Free: A Negro's Life of Lincoln
New York: Farrar & Rinehart Incorporated, (1932). First printing. Black and white frontispiece portrait. Original cloth over boards. Octavo. viii, 269 pages. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Bound in black cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine and upper board titles, black topstain. Very slight fading to cloth at binding extremities, hints of browning to free endpapers. Jacket has a few minor edge chips and a touch of fading to red lettering on spine. Overall a very nice copy of this uncommon book.
The first biography of Abraham Lincoln by an African American. The author was an attorney in Chicago who was born in Knoxville, Tennessee and educated at Howard University in Washington, DC.
Ref. MONAGHAN 3332.