Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Co. 1882. Hardcover. 300p., first edition, illustrated with 11 fullpage wood engravings of urban and country African American life; these stylized and quite capable, if stereotyped. Minor edgewear. no DJ. Dialect novel set in Detroit's black community, by a European American author. For a change of pace, the table of contents page is arranged in Alphabetical order (!?!).