Hardcover. Very Good / No Dust Jacket. Item #002000
New York: The Exposition Press, 1948. Octavo; 162pp. Brick cloth-covered boards with dark red lettering. Lacks dust jacket. Boards edgeworn with chipping and nudging to spine ends and bumps to corners, along with a few stray smudges to cloth. Boards open easily but binding is secure. Pages 115-124 folded inward about 1.5", with some distress to the paper at crease. Pages toned but otherwise unmarked.
Editor and poet Beatrice M. Murphy was a regular columnist for the Associated Negro Press and founded the Negro Bibliographic and Research Center, editing its associated journal Bibliographic Survey: The Negro in Print. This volume collects work from authors such as Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas, Frank Herbert Marshall, and other well- and lesser-known African-American poets.