AN ANTHOLOGY OF VERSE BY AMERICAN NEGROES.; Edited with a Critical Introduction, Biographical Sketches of the Authors, and Bibliographical Notes. With an Introduction by James Hardy Dillard.

Durham, N. C. Trinity College Press, 1924. First edition. 8vo., [ii], xi, 250 pp. Publisher's navy cloth, titled in gilt along the spine. Moderate wear with a small droplet stain along the foredge of 20 pages, a few pencil markings. Very good. Item #53035

The copy of Guy B. [Benton] Johnson, signed and dated U.N.C. 1924 on the first free flyleaf. Guy B. Johnson was a research assistant to Howard W. Odum (1924 - 1927) while completing his Ph.D. He remained at Chapel Hill until he retired as Kenan Professor of Sociology and Anthropology in 1969. He published widely on black culture in the rural South.

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