Kerlin, Robert Thomas >>
Title Negro Poets and Their Poems : 4th Edition, Revised and Enlarged, 1947
Book Condition Very Good in Poor dust jacket
Edition Third Edition
Publisher Washington, D. C. : Associated Publishers; 1947
Seller ID 17727
354 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, green moire cloth, gilt lettering, [xxiv] + 354 pages, index of authors, index of titles, appendix, b/w portrait photos of dozens of African American poets, with their biographies and poems. ; Title page states 3rd Edition, 1935, but book has Preface to 4th Edition, 1947, and appendix of 'Additional authors in the Fourth Edition.' ; Very minor edgewear. Former owner, longtime Detroit teacher, penned her name on front endpaper, penned 'Look up Lucy Terry Prince, Really 1st Black Poet' on front blank page. Three leaves have small stains and wrinkles from removed paperclip. Several leaves lightly creased at tip. Otherwise book is remarkably clean and crisp. Jacket is present but heavily wrinkled, with closed tears, sunning and spots, underlining on front inner flap, lower part of spine panel missing, otherwise all readable.