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Henson, Matthew A.

A Negro explorer; at the north pole; introduction by professor Robert Cummings [of] Howard University, with original foreward by commander Robert E. Peary and original introduction by Booker T. Washington

A Negro explorer;
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Candace Press, Grand Rapids. 1996, xxxviii, 147p., illustrations from photography, carefully edited though not an "academic" effort; bound in reconstituted leather (not a tanned "hide") and lettered and ruled gilt, all edges gilded, text pages embellished with monochrome green titles and chapter heads, nice moire' endsheets, placekeeper ribbon bound in. Fine copy. Heritage series, Eric J. Williams, president. Volume six of the series of twelve. The publishing house was dubbed "Candace" after visionary promoter Eric Williams' eldest daughter. Publisher's note says, "With each book of the Heritage Series, Candace Press has endeavored to recover the work of the author as originally written, untainted by later editing or revision. The materials for this series were drawn from the earliest editions we could obtain"

Cat.No: 163516

Price: $12.00

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