New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1901
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 50 additional illustrations after photographs.
Poems about African American family life in the American Antebellum South written in the vernacular dialect associated with that period and place.
Wallace and Smith called Dunbar's series of vernacular poems a "validation of African ... View More...