The wife of his youth, and other stories of the color line. Introduction by professor Robert Cummings [of] Howard University. Charles W. Chesnutt.

The wife of his youth, and other stories of the color line. Introduction by professor Robert Cummings [of] Howard University

Grand Rapids: Candace Press, 1996. Hardcover. xxvii, 203p., 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 five 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: 163518
ISBN: 1889073040

Price: $12.00