New York: James Pott & Company, 1903. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 234p. A red cloth hardcover book in very good condition. Surfaces and edges lightly rubbed, and spine lightly sunned. Early owner's signature on front free endpaper, dated 1912. Light foxing on endpapers, plates, and pages surrounding the plates. Otherwise, text unmarked and binding secure for normal handling. Item #175196
A scarce collection of essays by influential black authors and activists. Features a portrait of each contributor, except for Booker T. Washington and T. Thomas Fortune.