Wasted Travail (Signed). Sadie Mae Rosebrough.
Wasted Travail (Signed)
Wasted Travail (Signed)
Scarce African Americana, Signed by Author

Wasted Travail (Signed)

New York: Vantage Press, Inc., (1951). First printing. Cloth over boards. Octavo. 90 pages. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Bound in tan cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine title. Jacket has a few extremity rubs, a bit of shallow edge wrinkling at head of spine, and some very slight stains to rear panel. Very clean and sound overall.

An African American woman's semi-autobiographical novel of overcoming discouragement from her mother and oppression from society to achieve her dreams of happiness and success as a writer.

Rosebrough was born in Alabama and became part of the Great Migration when she went north to work in factories during World War II.

A scarce work, and this copy is signed by Rosebrough on title page.


Item #991

Price: $350