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Author Name    Fauset, Arthur Huff

Title   For Freedom : A Biographical Story of the American Negro

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good with no dust jacket

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Philadelphia: Franklin Publishing & Supply Company; 1927

Illustrator   Illustrated by Mabel Betsy Hill

Inscription   Signed by Author

Seller ID   19400

200 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, purple cloth decorated in orange, 26 b/w illustrations including several original woodcuts by Mabel Betsy Hill and portrait photos, color glossy frontispiece illustration 'Phillis Wheatley Comes to America.' Front endpaper SIGNED by author. ; Striking cover art by Aaron Douglas. ; Superbly written history book for elementary grades. Topics include: First slaves. Crispus Attucks. Phillis Wheatley. Benjamin Banneker. Underground Railroad. Negro artists, writers, singers. Much more. ; This item is from the estate of Conchita Morison, niece of Arthur Huff Fauset. ; Moderate edgewear. No marks apart from autograph. Binding tight. Quite scarce in any condition. ; Laid in: lovely home-made hand-embroidered bookmark.

Price = 95.00 USD


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