Naperville and Memphis: J. L. Nichols & Company, 1907. Black & white halftone portraits and plates. Original cloth. Octavo. 430 pages. Fine. Bound in red cloth over boards with halftone portrait of Dunbar laid down on upper board, spine and upper board titled and ornamented in black and white stamping. Small bookplate at top fore corner of front pastedown. No significant wear.
Paul Laurence Dunbar was one of the first African American writers to establish an international reputation. This is a lovely gathering of most of his important work, published just a year after his death.