Old Fashioned Black Fo'ks Poems

By: Henderson, Elliott Blaine

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Red boards with gilt titles on front. Very light edge and corner wear. Two Library Discard stamps on ffep but no other indicia of library ownership. Small tear along gutter (1 inch) at top of title page. Otherwise book is square and securely bound -- almost a NF copy which is unusual for this book. Henderson was an African-American poet who wrote much in dialect. This book includes two pages of mainly Ohioans who supported Blaine in his poetic work -- I'm guessing with at least some financial support. He published five volumes of poetry. He was certainly not as accomplished as Dunbar, but in his limited genre, he exhibits some skill. Blockson 6042.; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 54 pages;

Title: Old Fashioned Black Fo'ks Poems

Author Name: Henderson, Elliott Blaine

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Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: Columbus OH, Self-Published: 1913

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 8824

Keywords: Poetry Dialect