Poems of Cabin and Field
Dunbar, Paul Laurence

New York, N.Y.: Dodd Mead & Company, 1900. 125 pages; with decorations by Alice Morse and illustrated with photographs by the Hampton Institute Camera Club; poetry by Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872 -1906) Ohio-born African-American author "...first black American author to be able to support himself solely as a result of his writing. His success inspired the next generation of black writers...His charm and wit, his grace under pressure, and his ability as a speaker and author did much to give the lie to turn-of-the-century misconceptions about the racial inferiority of blacks..." (Charles W. Carey, Jr. in the ANB); approx. 6" x 8 3/4" size; original color & gilt decorative cloth binding; light wear; in very good condition. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 24287)


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