Dunbar, Paul Laurence >>
Title Candle Lightin ' Time : Illustrated with Photographs by the Hampton Institute Camera Club
Book Condition Good+ with no dust jacket
Publisher N. Y. : Dodd, Mead & Company; 1904
Illustrator Illustrated by Margaret Armstrong
Seller ID 18194
127 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, gray-green cloth, gilt lettering and decor on front and spine, top edge gilt, 127 glossy pages, monochrome borders on every page, poems illustrated with 50 magnificent b/w photos of African Americans baking, riding horses, playing the banjo, mending fences, fishing, etc, and also some rustic landscapes. ; Copyright 1901. This is an early reprint, 1904. Complete subtitle: 'Illustrated with Photographs by the Hampton Institute Camera Club and Decorations by Margaret Armstrong.' ; Wonderful African American dialect poems by the great Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) a celebrated African American novelist and playwright. Poems are: Dinah kneading dough. Dat ol' mare o' mine. Spring wooing. The old front gate. Fishin'. When dey listed colored soldiers. Lullaby. Song of summer. At candle-lightin' time. ; Cloth lightly sunned, with visible flaking of color. Boards are slightly bowed. Front endpaper has antique book label and gift note dated 1906 in a neat hand. Rear endpaper has small old bookdealer code in fountain pen. No other marks. Gilt is bright and sharp. Binding tight.