The Song of the Cotton Picker

Hantske, Madeline Horres

Published by Vantage Press, New York City, 1970
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From The Ridge Books (Calhoun, GA, U.S.A.)

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The book shows only very light shelf wear. The jacket also shows only very light edge and corner wear. This is a very attractive copy. ; B & W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 148 pages; This book was originally published in a very limited edition, from cheap materials, in 1942. This is stated as a first edition on the title page but is actually a "first edition thus. " There is an Introduction by famed South Carolina poet Archibald Rutledge, who was Hantske's neighbor. The work itself is poetry written in Gullah and concerned with the African-Americans Hantske knew in the South Carolina lowcountry. Her work perserves the sound of Gullah from the early 20th century. Bookseller Inventory # 6638

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Title: The Song of the Cotton Picker

Publisher: Vantage Press, New York City

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Illustrated by Carl Julien

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing thus.

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