Black and lavender patterned covers with green backstrip and paper label on spine. Book has edge, corner and surface wear with light soiling or toning on spine. Still square and securely bound. Former owner's name in ink on ffep. First Edition. First Printing. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 430 pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Plays of Negro Life: A Source-Book of Native...
Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers
Publication Date: 1927
Illustrator: Illustrated by Aaron Douglas
Book Condition: Very Good-
Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing.
Book Description Negro Universities Press, Westport, CT, 1977, ISBN:083715037x, 1977. LOCKE, Alain and Montgomery GREGORY, eds. Plays of Negro Life : A Source-Book of Native American Drama . Selected and edited by Alain Locke and Montgomery Gregory. Decorations and illustrations by Aaron Douglas. Westport, CT:Negro Universities Press, (1977). Third US Printing. Originally publishedin 1927 by Harper and Brothers. Pp. (18),-430. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. This volume includes a couple of essays onthe history of nineteenth-century black drama, as well as a selection of plays by prominent playwrights. Writers included are: Eugene O'Neill, Ridgley Torrence, Ernest H. Culbertson, Paul Green, Willis Richardson, Frank H. Wilson, John Matheus, Eulalie Spence, John W. Rogers, Jr., Lucy White, JeanToomer, Georgia Douglas Johnson, Thelma Duncan, and Richard Bruce. Copiousunderlining to introduction, marking to contents page, faint edge-spotting,else vg. 50.00. Seller Inventory # 72821