New York: Robert O. Ballou, 1933. 251p. + 72 of Ulman's plates, first edition, blue cloth-bound boards somewhat faded, gilt lettering on spine faded, moderate wear to edges of boards, internally very good, on African American life and influence in the early 20th century. Emphasis on the Gullahs of South Carolina, where Peterkin was raised and lived as an adult.
Peterkin was a Pulitzer-Prize winning fiction author.