Beautiful FULL COLOR and B&W, full page illustrations by Lynd Ward, an illustrator normally known for his striking woodblocks. Unclipped dust jacket. Edges of dust jacket and book are all neat and clean. Paste-down illustration on front board. Personal copy and signed by Lucile Phillips Morrison, author of The Lost Queen of Egypt, The Blue Bandits, Doll Dreams, and many other books. Dated 1947. About the book: "In the mind of some people the history of the Negro Americans begins with chained men in slave ships and ends with field hands in the South of Pullman porters in the North. The important role, sometimes tragic, often heroic, played by Negroes in our history is omitted.". Bookseller Inventory #
Title: North Star Shining: a pictorial history of ...
Publisher: William Morrow and Co
Publication Date: 1947
Binding: Blue Cloth Hardback
Illustrator: Ward, Lynd
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
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