The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories. AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE, Paul Laurence DUNBAR, stories, E. W. KEMBLE, illustrations.

The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1900. First Edition. Superior copy of this collection of short tales, in which Dunbar continued to recount Black life both before and after slavery. BAL 4930; WORK, p.463. First Printing. Octavo (18.5cm); brown cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in gilt, black, and white on spine and front cover; [vi],362pp; frontispiece and five inserted plates of illustrations by E.W. Kemble. Pinpoint wear to decorative elements on front cover, with some faint, scattered spotting to text edges, else tight, very Near Fine, and clean throughout.

Price: $650.00

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