The Song of the Cotton Picker

By: Hantske, Madeline Horres

Price: $80.00

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The book shows only very light shelf wear. The jacket also shows only very light edge and corner wear. This is a very attractive copy. ; B & W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 148 pages; This book was originally published in a very limited edition, from cheap materials, in 1942. This is stated as a first edition on the title page but is actually a "first edition thus. " There is an Introduction by famed South Carolina poet Archibald Rutledge, who was Hantske's neighbor. The work itself is poetry written in Gullah and concerned with the African-Americans Hantske knew in the South Carolina lowcountry. Her work perserves the sound of Gullah from the early 20th century.

Title: The Song of the Cotton Picker

Author Name: Hantske, Madeline Horres

Illustrator: Illustrated by Carl Julien


Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing thus

Publisher: New York City, Vantage Press: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 6638

Keywords: Poetry South Carolina South