[Armstrong, Margaret (binding design and decorations); Hampton Institute Camera Club (illustrations)]; Dunbar, Paul Laurence
Title CANDLE-LIGHTN' TIME
Book Condition Near fine
Edition First Edition
Publisher New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1901
Seller ID 1020
8vo (6” x 8¾”). pp. 127. An unsigned Margaret Armstrong binding design in brown, pale yellow, dark green and gold on green rough linen weave cloth; with decorated half-title and title page with decorations and borders in pale green and/or black on every page, all by Armstrong. Includes frontis.and 48 additional illustrations after photographs. Poems about African American family life in the antebellum South written in the dialect associated with that period and place.
A striking copy of a Margaret Armstrong masterwork with some slight tarnishing to the upper portion of the gold in the design. Extremely scarce in this condition. GE 80.