New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1900. First printing. Black and white frontispiece and plates by E. W. Kemble. Original cloth over boards. Duodecimo. [vi], 362 pages. Bound in brown cloth over boards with illustration to spine and upper board stamped in black, white, and gilt (spine), gilt-stamped titles to spine and upper board. A few light rubs to spine ends and fore corner tips, some faint dulling to spine, and a few minor scratches to white of upper board illustration. Hinges sound. Near fine overall.
fine collection of 20 short stories by pivotal African American writer Paul Laurence Dunbar, who was first a poet. Dunbar deftly weaves in and out of dialect in these stories.
Ref. METCALF pp. 71-72.