CAVALCADE OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO. by (Bontemps, Arna, editor) Illinois…


Edition: First printing in wrappers.

Chicago: Diamond Jubilee Exposition Authority, 1940. First edition - A product of the Depression WPA, this short work (90 pp.) is the partial compilation of information collected for the American Negro Exposition. Contributors include Fenton Johnson, Henry Bacon and others. Frontispiece by Adrian Troy. Printed on gray antique offset paper made specially for this book. Neither Bontemps nor the writers whose work is included are credited.

Condition: Very near fine in illustrated printed wrappers.

Book ID: 5517
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