Deep green cloth with black decoration and somewhat faded gilt titles (see scan). Gilt on spine titles is completely gone. Some edge wear and corner bumps. Rear free end paper is slightly pulled at tbottom. Otherwise the book is square and securely bound. Solid and attractive copy of a volume that often has serious condition issues. ; B&W Photographs and Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 491 pages; Thorough study of African-Americans and their contributions to American society at the turn of the 20th century. Many photos of prominent African-Americans from that time period. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Story of a Rising Race: the Negro in ...
Publisher: N. D. Thompson Publishing Company
Publication Date: 1902
Book Condition: Very Good-
Edition: First Edition; First Printing.
Book Description [no place]: N.D. Thomspon Publishing Company, 1902., 1902. Full title - THE STORY OF A RISING RACE. THE NEGRO IN REVELATION, IN HISTORY AND IN CITIZENSHIP. WHAT THE RACE HAS DONE AND IS DOING IN ARMS, ARTS, LETTERS, THE PULPIT, THE FORUM, THE SCHOOL THE MARTS OF TRADE AND WITH THOSE MIGHTY WEAPONS IN THE BATTLE OF LIFE THE SHOVEL AND THE HOE. A MESSAGE TO ALL MEN THAT HE IS IN THE WAY TO SOLVE THE RACE PROBLEM FOR HIMSELF. Presumed first edition (no direct statement provided). Paged as i-xx, 33-491. Hardcover: H 24cm x L 16.75cm. No dust jacket. Dark green cloth mottled and rubbed; boards have surface chips and well worn edges; cloth losses at frayed spine ends; lettering on front board and spine almost indiscernible. Front and rear hinges shaken; a few stress points to text block's binding but still reasonably firm. Edges toned. Obtrusive pencil writing, inscriptions, and calculations on front and rear endpapers as well as on front flyleaf recto and frontispiece recto; top quarter of front free endpaper torn out; some light stains and soiling to interior pages with a few scattered pencil marks. Only a fair copy but an uncommon book endeavoring publicize positive aspects of black advancement. Please note that this book has an approximate shipping weight of 4 pounds (1.81 kg) and will require additional postage for any postal class other than domestic Media Mail. Seller Inventory # DHB-6544
Book Description N. D. Thompson, n.p., 1902. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st ed. frontis (portraits), illustrations, photos, map, tables, index, xix, -491p. Decorated dark green cloth. 24cm. Moderate cover wear soil and spotting with gilt lettering largely worn away. Rear hinge-paper reglued. Text age-toned but sound and clean (other than a few short reinforced tears). No jacket. Seller Inventory # 64686