Washington DC: Catholic University of America Press, 1949. First Edition. Octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's grey printed card wrappers; viii,,340pp.; text printed from typescript. Wrapper extremities toned and slightly chipped, else Very Good and sound. Inscribed and signed to African American historian and author of "From Slavery to Freedom" John Hope Franklin (1915-2009): "To John Hope Franklin: With a million thanks for the helpful guidance and suggestions that made this work possible. / Leroy H. Woodson." Catholic University of America Studies in German Vol. XXII.