BLACK FIRE: A Story of Henri Christophe. by Newcomb, Covelle;…

BLACK FIRE: A Story of Henri Christophe. by Newcomb, Covelle; Avery Johnson, illustrator. < >

BLACK FIRE: A Story of Henri Christophe.

Edition: Later printing.

New York: Longmans, Green and Co (1957, c 1940) dj. Hardcover - A fictionalized account of Christophe, a leader of the Haitian Revolution, who was born a slave in 1767 and died a king, written for older children and young adults.Illustrated with drawings at the head of each chapter by Avery Johnson, who also illustrated the wraparound dust jacket. Author's note, bibliography. xii, 276 pp.

Condition: Ex-library in poor condition with the usual markings, and significant wear (tear to the margins of several pages, not affecting the text, missing front endpaper) in a good dust jacket (spine label)

Book ID: 79257
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