The Black Homer of Jimtown. AFRICAN AMERICANA, Ed MOTT.

The Black Homer of Jimtown

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1900. First Edition. Collection of Gullah dialect stories and folk tales, many collected on Cape Fear, Noth Carolina, and all of which first published in "The New York Sun." LCP AFRO-AMERICANA 6905; WRIGHT III 3862; see also "American Negro Dialect Literature" in "A Bibliography of Pidgin and Creole Languages" (1975), p. 535. Octavo (19cm.); publisher's cloth with photographic lozenge mounted to upper cover, in photo-illustrated dust jacket; [2],286pp. Jacket in two pieces with spine mostly perished, (only small portion of spine laid in), though cloth still bright; Near Fine in a Good copy of the exceedingly scarce dust jacket. At head of upper jacket panel: "A Book of Real 'Coon' Stories."

Price: $200.00

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