Very Good / Very Good. Item #5892
New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1943. Second Printing. Octavo. 276 pages. Unclipped dust jacket with Avery Johnson wrap-around illustration. Beige boards stamped in black on spine with figure holding a machete stamped on front.
Dust jacket is chipped at spine ends with rubbing along edges. Spine is faded; pencil marking to rear flap. Boards are lightly worn along edges; stain to top of spine; some rippling to bottom rear edge. Binding is sound. Ownership signature of Roland B. Scott to half title and full title.
Scott was an American pediatrician known for his influential work on sickle cell disease, eventually opening the Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease and acting as Director through 1990.
A fictionalized account of Christophe, a leader of the Haitian Revolution.