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Wheatley, Phillis / James Weldon Johnson

Poems on various subjects, religious and moral, by Phillis Wheatley / AND / God's trombones, seven Negro sermons in verse by James Weldon Johnson. Introduction by professor Robert Cummings [of] Howard University

Poems on various subjects,
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Candace Press, Grand Rapids. 1996, xxi, 168p., illustrations; 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. Twelfth and last 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: 163600

Price: $15.00

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